Mid-east revolutions makin' China gov't. nervous

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    China squelchin' democratic dissent...
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    China Cracks Down on Call for 'Jasmine Revolution'
    Feb 19, 2011 - Chinese authorities cracked down on activists as a call circulated for people to gather in more than a dozen cities Sunday for a "Jasmine Revolution" apparently inspired by the wave of pro-democracy protests sweeping the Middle East.
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    China Reacts Cautiously to Events in Egypt
    February 12, 2011 - Communist Party calls for stability in Egypt after fall of President Hosni Mubarak - saying foreign powers should not interfere
     
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    Jasmine Revolution protests in China...
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    Protest organisers in China call for second round of demonstrations
    Saturday 26th February, 2011 - Protest organisers in China are making another attempt to rally local communities almost a week after efforts to incite a “Jasmine Revolution” came apart.
     
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    China not gonna let its people peacefully protest...
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    Calls for protests in China met with brutality
    27 February 2011 - The police response was brutal and totally out of proportion to the situation
     
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    No freedom of the press in China...
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    China Muzzles Media to Prevent Mideast-Style Protests
    March 04, 2011 - Chinese authorities appear to be nervous about the spread of protests that have toppled and threatened Middle Eastern and North African rulers in recent weeks.
     

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