Canadians Against Propaganda

Canadians Against Propaganda

November 09, 2007 06:00 ET

CBC Censorship Protest

Friday, November 9, 11:30am - 12:30pm CBC Building - 25 John Street, Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2007) - On Tuesday of this week, CBC Television bowed to pressure from the Chinese embassy and pulled the documentary "Beyond the Red Wall" off the air.

Canadians Against Propaganda will hold a protest in front of the CBC building (25 John Street, Toronto) between 11:30am and 12:30pm - Friday November 9, 2007 (today).

To confirm your coverage of this event, please contact:

Name: Barbara Kusy
Telephone #: 905-782-4841
Email address:

Selected media quotes on the backlash over the CBC's censorship:

"CBC yanks doc after pressure from Chinese embassy"
- National Post, November 7, 2007

"CBC-TV yanks Falun Gong documentary after Chinese embassy complains"
- Canadian Press, November 7, 2007

"China rumbles, CBC quakes, doc done in"
- Toronto Sun, November 8, 2007

"If the American government had tried to put this pressure on the CBC
not to run this kind of documentary, you can imagine what kind of reaction
they would have had internally"
- Documentarian Peter Rowe, Toronto Star, November 7, 2007

"CBC Television abruptly cancelled a featured Falun Gong documentary just
hours before it was to air on Tuesday night, prompting complaints that
the network bowed to pressure from Chinese government officials."
- Globe and Mail, November 8, 2007

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