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While Chinese Media Coverage of the Contract Controversy in the DRC Parrots the Party Line, Commentators Have a Different Opinion

The hyper-nationalist online news site Guancha (观察者)is among the few Chinese media outlets that features somewhat regular coverage of the ongoing contract review controversy between Chinese mining companies and the DRC government.

While the site’s reporting fully aligns with the official Chinese government narrative on the issue, the comments on the site are far more diverse and provide some alternative perspectives:

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