image

Censorship in China

Tim Pringle says many of the articles that were removed touched on historical events and ran counter to the Communist Party’s version of history. Photo: Handout

Editor fears chilling effect after articles blocked in China

Censors could be trying to “kill a chicken to scare ­a monkey”, Tim Pringle, editor of London-based ­The China Quarterly, said on Saturday after more than 300 articles from the journal were pulled from its online platform on the mainland.

25