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  1. News - China Insider - CENSORSHIP

    Chinese writer Tie Liu, 81, held after criticising Communist Party propaganda chief

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:09am by Patrick Boehler

    ... propaganda chief. Huang has long been openly critical of Liu Yunshan, accusing him and his family of corruption in articles released online and calling on President Xi Jinping to dismiss ...

  2. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Beijing film festival shut down after organisers threatened with power cuts, surveillance

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 03:50pm by AP

    ... Li posted memos saying government security personnel were pressuring him to cancel the festival, and that he had come under police surveillance. “It’s very clear that the (President) Xi Jinping regime is determined to control the ideological realm, which has not been emphasised so much for a long time,” said Chris Berry, professor of film studies at King’s College London ...

  3. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Chinese internet censors target collective activities more than sensitive subjects, says Harvard report

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:36am by Andrea Chen

    ... an ongoing collective action event are 20 to 40 per cent more likely to be censored than those involving non-collective action events, such as a discussion of President Xi Jinping, corrupt officials, ...

  4. News - China Insider - CENSORSHIP

    Beijing party chief urges tighter internet controls

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 11:07am by Amy Li

    ... where “positive voices” were “rare and lonely,” reported the Beijing Youth Daily on Wednesday. Guo made the strongly-worded speech, filled with references to President Xi Jinping’s “Chinese ... are believed to be a response to a call made by President Xi Jinping to Communist Party's propaganda machine  in August. Xi asked propaganda officials to build "a strong army" ...

  5. News - China Insider - CENSORSHIP

    Shanghai’s propaganda chief Xu Lin calls for tighter media control

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 03:20pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... is one of a series of briefings throughout the country on a speech by President Xi Jinping on “ideological work” on August 19. While the full text of Xi’s speech has not been released yet, it “is ... market-oriented,” he warned. In his speech, Xi called for “ideological purification” according to state media reports, reiterating a campaign initiated by late leader Deng Xiaoping in the early 1980s which ...

  6. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Hong Kong pair, named only as Guo and Wang, held for illegal publishing in Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:42am by Staff Reporters

    ... Kong engineer turned publisher, was jailed by a Shenzhen court for 10 years for "smuggling ordinary goods". He was preparing to publish a book entitled China's Godfather: Xi Jinping by dissident writer Yu Jie before he was arrested in October. The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Guangdong said it had received no requests for assistance over the weekend. ...

  7. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Wall Street Journal’s Chinese version site blocked in China

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 07:21pm by AFP

    ... on coverage. They blocked the websites of the US media outfits Bloomberg and The New York Time s last year after exposes revealed the huge fortunes amassed by relatives of President Xi Jinping ...

  8. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Censors were at WeChat offices before crackdown on accounts

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 05:09am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... crackdown under President Xi Jinping's leadership, observers said. Internet users noticed on Thursday evening that at least 35 WeChat public accounts, many known for carrying commentaries ...

  9. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Seven subjects off limits for teaching, Chinese universities told

    Posted May 10th 2013, 01:20pm by Raymond Li

    ... he said. The tightening of ideological control via a gag order for teachers comes amid renewed controversy over remarks about Mao Zedong reportedly made by party general secretary Xi Jinping in a party meeting, which were mentioned in a commentary published this week in the official Guangming Daily. The commentary cites Xi as saying that if Mao had been totally discredited ...

  10. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    China’s newspapers criticise detention over free speech

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 02:01pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... of expression so close to a leadership transition, is unusual,” he added, referring to next month’s party congress where Vice-President Xi Jinping is set to take over as party leader. “If you’re an optimist, you would see it as a positive sign that the incoming government will make expansion of freedom of speech a priority under the administration of Xi Jinping.” Ren forwarded photographs ...




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