Woman Sentenced To Labor Camp For Retweet

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A Chinese woman will be imprisoned for retweeting a message on Twitter. The message was clearly satirical and mocked participants of an anti-Japanese rally. The Chinese government, which blocks Twitter, has sentenced Ms. Cheng Jinaping to one year in a labor camp for “disturbing the peace.” Amnesty International believes this situation highlights “the level of China’s repression of online expression.” Read the full story on nytimes.com

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