China needs its press

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Author(s) Financial Times editorial board
Source Financial Times
Date August 21, 2006
Quotes-start.png "Invariably, it is a tacit admission of vulnerability by basically insecure regimes, which fear that if their citizens were told the truth, their own grip on power would be weakened. Such defensiveness ill serves China's aspirations to be respected worldwide as an emerging superpower." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position China should stop imprisoning journalists on the topic Media of the People's Republic of China.