Discussion of history that is deemed harmful is being censored amid efforts to ensure “social stability” for the party’s centenary. Photo: Shutterstock
Discussion of history that is deemed harmful is being censored amid efforts to ensure “social stability” for the party’s centenary. Photo: Shutterstock

China deletes 2 million online posts for ‘historical nihilism’ as Communist Party centenary nears

  • Deleted posts had ‘polluted’ the online environment with ‘harmful’ discussion of history, cybersecurity administration says
  • Posts ‘distorting’ party history or attacking the leadership are targeted in crackdown on discussion that challenges the official narrative

Discussion of history that is deemed harmful is being censored amid efforts to ensure “social stability” for the party’s centenary. Photo: Shutterstock
Discussion of history that is deemed harmful is being censored amid efforts to ensure “social stability” for the party’s centenary. Photo: Shutterstock
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