Zhou Rujin emerged as a leading progressive figure in the early 1990s writing under a shared pen name Huang Fuping, backing Deng Xioping’s reform efforts in a deeply conservative political climate. Photo: SCMP Pictures

‘Censors have gone too far’: Influential voice of Deng Xiaoping era accuses China’s propaganda chiefs of too much intervention

Zhou Ruijin, also known as Huang Fuping, calls for more careful use of censorship, arguing different public views must flourish for the reform vision to succeed

Topic |   Censorship in China

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Zhou Rujin emerged as a leading progressive figure in the early 1990s writing under a shared pen name Huang Fuping, backing Deng Xioping’s reform efforts in a deeply conservative political climate. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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