A popular but controversial documentary on China's struggles with pollution was inaccessible on China's video sharing websites on Saturday, sparking concern from Chinese Internet users that it had been censored within a week of its launch.
"Under the Dome", a film by journalist Chai Jing that explains air pollution in straightforward terms, spurred a national debate after its release last weekend and quickly garnered hundreds of millions of views on streaming video sites.
Its removal will likely be seen as highlighting the government's priority on maintaining social stability, even on an issue like pollution, the tackling of which it has said is a top priority and around which it has promised greater transparency.
Just on Thursday, at the opening of the annual session of parliament, Premier Li Keqiang called pollution a blight on people's lives and vowed to step up efforts to combat it. Full story...
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