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Michael Anti has become a popular online commentator in China. But last January, his Facebook account was abruptly canceled. When Anti refused to change his account to reflect his Chinese birth name Facebook removed his account.
Iason's detention is part a pattern of arrests and detentions of foreign reporters and Iranians working for Western news agencies.