Latest News Wires China's media blackout: No reports or images of Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong media, blanketed with images of masses of unarmed students fending off pepper spray with umbrellas, contrasts sharply with mainland China’s virtual blackout of news about the territory’s pro-democracy protests. 

By , Associated Press

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China's government has cut off news about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no image of the rallies has appeared in state-controlled media, and at least one man has been detained for reposting accounts of the events.