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China demands film be dropped from Melbourne Film Festival

The Cultural Attache at China's Consulate in Melbourne has demanded that a documentary about Rebiya Kadeer, a Chinese Uighur Muslim activist, be withdrawn from the Melbourne Film Festival. Kadeer is also scheduled to attend the festival and speak about the film, 10 Conditions of Love.
July 15, 2009

The Cultural Attache at China’s Consulate in Melbourne has demanded that a documentary about Rebiya Kadeer, a Chinese Uighur Muslim activist, be withdrawn from the Melbourne Film Festival. Kadeer is also scheduled to attend the festival and speak about the film, 10 Conditions of Love.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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