Ren Zhiqiang was accused of spreading ‘anti-Communist Party’ thoughts in his weibo blogs, which criticised comments made by President Xi Jinping. Photo: SCMP Pictures.
Ren Zhiqiang was accused of spreading ‘anti-Communist Party’ thoughts in his weibo blogs, which criticised comments made by President Xi Jinping. Photo: SCMP Pictures.

Chinese watchdog closes blogging accounts of ex-tycoon critical of President Xi Jinping’s comments

Ren Zhiqiang said state media were funded by taxpayers and should serve the public – not Communist Party – after Xi urged them to align themselves with party leadership

Ren Zhiqiang was accused of spreading ‘anti-Communist Party’ thoughts in his weibo blogs, which criticised comments made by President Xi Jinping. Photo: SCMP Pictures.
Ren Zhiqiang was accused of spreading ‘anti-Communist Party’ thoughts in his weibo blogs, which criticised comments made by President Xi Jinping. Photo: SCMP Pictures.
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