Anti-Censorship Protests in China Spread Online

Began after reporters went on strike at the Southern Weekly over government editorial interference


Free-speech protesters clashed with Communist party supporters in southern China on Tuesday, as a local dispute about government censorship spilled over into a nationwide online protest.

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered Tuesday for a second day outside the progressive Southern Weeklyin Guangzhou, where some journalists have gone on strike to protest alleged government editorial interference.