China’s Maduro Critics Blocked on Social Media by Government

Beijing Censors Social Media for Comments Critical of Venezuela’s Maduro Regime – The Epoch Times

Beijing’s support for the Venezuelan regime under Nicolás Maduro has extended to censoring Chinese netizens’ social media posts that are critical of him.

On Jan. 29, Zhao Weidong from northern China’s Shaanxi Province was called in by local police and slapped with an administrative fine of 500 yuan ($74) for retweeting a post by U.S.-based Twitter account @brother_chui, according to a Feb. 11 report by Radio Free Asia (RFA).

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