China Uighurs Protest Coverage Shows Changes In State Media Blocks

08/07/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

News of Sunday's riots in Urumqi, the capital of China's far west Xinjiang region spread quickly on the Internet, where users posted amateur photos and videos of the violence and its aftermath, including images of lifeless-looking bodies piled on the streets. The official death toll keeps rising, from three on Sunday night to the current 140.

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