China Blocks Reuters Websites

(Reuters) – The news websites of Reuters, including those in English and Chinese, were inaccessible in China on Friday, after users first experienced difficulties accessing them late on Thursday.

The websites of Bloomberg News, the New York Times and News Corp’s Wall Street Journal have all been inaccessible in China for some time.

It was not immediately clear why users were hindered from using the Reuters sites.

The websites of some major news organisations, including Reuters, have at times become inaccessible in China in whole or part, often after the publication of stories on issues about which the Chinese government is sensitive.

 

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