BBC website blocked throughout China

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The BBC’s website has been subjected to “deliberate censorship” across China in the wake of its coverage of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, the network reports.


Weeks ago, the BBC reported that Instagram appeared to be blocked in China, and phrases like “Occupy Central” and “Hong Kong students” were hidden on Twitter searches.


The BBC notes that it has been the subject of “intermittent blackouts” in China while reporting on the country.


Related: Kristen Hare’s Twitter list of journalists covering the Umbrella Revolution


The BBC’s website was most recently blocked in April 2012, during the network’s coverage of activist Chen Guangcheng’s escape, according to the BBC.… Read more


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