Censorship Vault: Beijing Internet Instructions Series (33)
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet Instructions” series to the Censorship Vault. These directives were originally published on Canyu.org (Participate) and date from 2005 to 2007. According to Canyu, the directives were issued by the Beijing Municipal Network Propaganda Management Office and the State Council Internet management departments and provided to to Canyu by insiders. China Copyright and Media has not verified the source.
1 November 2006, 15:44, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Chai Yue
(1) All websites: Please reprint the China Economic Net article Chinese Trade Growth Is No “Menace” But Contribution in the business and trade section.
(2) All websites: Please clean up and delete the text “Senior Cadres of Seven Provinces and Municipalities Have Assets Exceeding 70 Million” in forums and blogs.
(3) All websites: Please immediately delete the report of the Chinese Medicine Bureau concerning “Signatures to Cancel Chinese Medicine.”
1 November 2005, 17:21, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Chai Yue
Briefing concerning reports on “Tsinghua Master Student Jumps Off Building and Dies”
Today, some websites reprinted the article “Tsinghua Master Student Jumps Off Building and Dies” published by the Haikou Evening News, please notify all websites that this matter may not be played up, this information is to be pushed to the back stage, website forums, blogs, and post bars may also not discuss this matter.
2 November 2006, 11:28, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Chai Yue
The Forbes 2006 China Rich List, is to be removed from main page of websites and the main news page, and to be removed to the economics and business channel.
2 November 2006, 17:50, Beijing Municipal Information office, Chai Yue
All websites: Please delete the article “55 Years of Compulsory Insurance on Train Tickets – Where Has More than 10 Billion Grey Income Flowed To?”
2 November 2006, 18:22, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Chai Yue
All websites: Please immediately delete the article “43 Beijing Buses Not In Compliance with Regulations on Sealing Investigated.”
3 November 2006, 10:06, Beijing Municipal Information Office
All situations concerning the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation leaders and their wives shopping in China are no longer to be reported. (2) Traffic management incidents concerning sealed-up vehicles are no longer to be brought up, corresponding numbers, examples and images are no longer to appear.
7 November 2006, 14:55, Municipal Network Propaganda Office, Huang Jing
All websites: Do not reprint reports on a so-called public security department investigation of the brothers of Guomei’s Huang Guangyu, where it has been reprinted, it must be deleted. Forums and blogs are also not to post this sort of articles. Where special subjects have been made, immediately push them to the back stage.
8 November 2006, 8:44, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Huang Jing
All websites: Please immediately delete the article “False Certification Seller States He Was Robbed by Beijing Chengguan with Masked Faces – Robbing Him of Everything He Had.”
8 November 2006, 9:24, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Huang Jing
All websites, please immediately delete the article “More than 100 Villagers in Tongzhou, Beijing Want the Village Head Dismissed.”
8 November 2006, 14:37, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Huang Jing
All websites, concerning the matter of the conflagration that happened at the construction site of the National Stadium (Bird’s Nest) on 8 November, this may not be reported without exception, existing reports are to be pushed to the back stage without exception, it is not permitted to send short messages, strengthen management over forums, do not let corresponding content appear on forums.
9 November 2006, 9:43, Beijing Municipal Information Office, Huang Jing
All websites: recently, a number of inaccurate reports concerning relevant departments in Xinjiang having decided to send 19 students who were infected with Hepatitis B back to their hometown to attend schools, have been published online, foreign media have also gotten involved. This matter touches upon ethnic and religious issues, and is relatively sensitive. All websites are requested to not transmit this sort of reports, and where they have been transmitted, they must be removed. Management over forums, blogs, and other interactive columns must be strengthened, timely delete incitements, provocations, rumors, attacks on the Party and the government, and all other harmful information.
17 November 2006, 9:51, Beijing Municipal Information Office
(1) News concerning the fact that someone in Jihe County, Shandong posed as the Party Committee secretary and signed off on work to be arranged for 33 people, is to be pushed to the back stage by all websites without exception.
(2) All websites: After coordination, websites who do netizen surveys with Airui Company, may put the surveys in the center of the news center page, and may not put it on the main page of websites or at the top of the news center page.