Ministry of Truth: Wang Lijun

The following examples of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies by various central (and sometimes local) government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Chinese journalists and bloggers often refer to those instructions as “Directives from the .” CDT has collected the selections we translate here from a variety of sources and has checked them against official Chinese media reports to confirm their implementation.

State Council Information Office: All websites are requested to use only Xinhua and People’s Daily materials on the Chongqing Wang Lijun issue. Strictly manage and control columns and forums. Do not report, speculate, comment, or stir up trouble on the issue.

国新办:有关重庆市王立军事,请各网站一律只能使用新华社、人民日报的稿件,严格管控好新闻栏目和论坛,不报道,不炒作,不评论,不添乱

[This order was originally issued in February]