China Censors Images of Hong Kong Protests in TV Broadcasts to Mainland

By: Jonathan Kaiman | The Guardian

While television sets in Hong Kong blaze with images of the pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed the central business district since Sunday, citizens in mainland China have been getting a very different story: that a few thousand people gathered in a local park to celebrate the Chinese government.

On Sunday night, tens of thousands of protesters throughout Hong Kong faced down teargas and baton charges, but the state-controlled broadcaster Dragon TV did not show these images.

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