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Libby Liu

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What Are They Hearing in North Korea These Days?

(5) Comments | Posted December 10, 2010 | 9:56 AM

As the world marks the December 10 anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), North Koreans continue to live in an information dark age.

For the overwhelming majority, the promise of Article 19 in the UDHR -- the right to "seek, receive and impart information and ideas...

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China's Google Syndrome

(17) Comments | Posted March 26, 2010 | 11:10 AM

Online giant's retreat puts spotlight on Internet freedoms

What an amazing week. It started with Google on Monday deciding to reroute its Chinese users to its unfiltered Hong Kong-based search engine. But it didn't end there. What Chinese authorities hoped would be a blip that would neatly...

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Put Article 19 into Action in Asia

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2009 | 3:40 PM

During his recent town-hall meeting with Chinese students, President Obama called for the lifting of restrictions on the Internet and Twitter in China.

"The more freely information flows, the stronger the society becomes, because then citizens of countries around the world can hold their own governments accountable," Obama told...

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