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Beijing shuts down radio stations ahead of party congress

August 20, 2007

HONG KONG — More than 100 radio stations in China that broadcast phone-in programs have been shut down indefinitely ahead of the 17th Communist Party Congress, a human rights watchdog said Monday. The Information Center for Human Rights and Democracy said in a statement that as many as 12 of the 17 radio stations in Nanjing have since Aug 8 been shut down.