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Chinese authorities in show of force

Chinese authorities have put on a show of force in Beijing and Shanghai where activists had called for people to show their opposition to government policies.

Chinese authorities have put on a show of force in Beijing and Shanghai where activists had called for people to show their opposition to government policies.

The authorities have been heavily censoring Chinese websites and blocking foreign media access in an attempt to stop the calls for protest from spreading.

Damian Grammaticas reports.