Chinese Government Forbids Media Reporting of The “Nailhouse” Story

From Ziji’s Space blog, translated by CDT:

All domestic print press have received urgent notices from the State Council Information Office at 1:30 pm, March 24, no more reporting and commenting on the “nailhouse” event.

All domestic online media also received urgent notices from the Information Office of State Council at 1:45 pm, March 24, no more reporting and commenting on the “nailhouse” event. All news related to this event must be pushed to the backend. All special feature pages are deleted. All comments function on this news are closed. By 2 pm the same day, all internet portals including sina, netease, sohu and QQ have deleted their special reporting pages on this story.

However, a new blog entitled “The Nailhouse” has appeared on Sina.com since March 22 and is still there. The blog has only one post “Do not violate my legal rights!” According to Sina.com, 156,393 people have visited this post and left 16,534 comments. Unfortunately, the comments page is locked now and one can not read what netizens said about the event. Still, more photos and information about the story are circulating on the blogosphere:

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Also, more cartoons and spoofing pictures on this story are circulating online, such as following pictures:

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Please see also: Netizen’s Creativity on the “China’s Most Incredible Holdout” Story.

March 24, 2007 5:44 PM
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