VOA: Chinese Boy Arrested for Spreading Online Rumors Released

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

China Aid Association

(Gansu–Sept. 24, 2013) A 16-year-old Chinese boy, Yang Hui, is one of the first to be arrested following China's new "anti-rumor" guidelines. According to the guidelines, posting a blog post that is viewed more than 5,000 times or reblogged more than 500 times is  a punishable offense. Yang was arrested following a post that questioned the local public security bureau's investigation into the death of a local business owner.

The full story, reported by Voice of American News, can be viewed at http://www.voanews.com/content/china-releases-boy-arrested-for-spreading-online-rumors/1755196.html.

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