YouTube blocked in China

China has again blocked YouTube according to reports from a number of press agencies. The latest censorship of the the popular video-sharing website has been triggered after videos of Chinese soldiers attacking a group of Tibetan monks appeared online.

A spokesman for the Chinese authorities refused to confirm the fact that YouTube has been blocked but a number of videos are no longer available to users in the People's Republic. YouTube was one of the high profile websites to be filtered in China during the lead up to the Beijing Olympics.

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