Censorship Vault: Darfur, the Beijing Olympics, and More

In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “” series to the Censorship Vault. These directives were originally published on Canyu.org (Participate) and date from 2005 to 2007. According to , the directives were issued by the Municipal Network Management Office and the Internet management departments and provided to to Canyu by insiders. has not verified the source.

The translations are by Rogier Creemers of China Copyright and Media.

13 April 2007, 17:57:46

Earnestly manage news trackers concerning the press conference on the Olympic Games ticket sales.

All websites, on the 15th of this month, the Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee will organize a press conference on the arrangements for Olympic Games ticket sales. All websites are requested to earnestly manage news trackers for corresponding information, as well as forum posts, blog articles, and other interactive segments, and remove negative discussions concerning ticket sales.

13 April 2007, 17:22:43

All websites, concerning the matter of clashes that occurred between Italian police and local Chinese, please delete pictures of the clash, do not set up special subjects, do not put it in the important news section and the front page of websites, interactive segments are not to discuss this.

13 April 2007, 15:08:46

For reports and comments concerning Darfur, Sudan, use Xinhua copy without exception, and do not open trackers when reprinting this. Websites must strictly abide by discipline, strengthen management over forums and blogs, and timely block and delete discussions using the Darfur, Sudan issue to attack or start rumors about our country.

12 April 2007, 18:06:04

To report the foundation conference of the Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises on the Mainland, only use Xinhua copy!

The foundation conference for the Association of Taiwan Investment Enterprises on the Mainland will be organized in Beijing on 16 April, for corresponding reports, only use Xinhua copy, avoid prominent political flavoring.

12 April 2007, 18:03:58

To report on Darfur, Sudan, use Xinhua copy without exception, do not issue any comment.

19 April 2007, 17:08

“The Great Exposure of the Cause for Today’s Big Nose Dive,” this article’s content is inaccurate, everyone is requested to self-inspect for this article and corresponding content, and to delete it.

http://news.hexun.com/1719_2174501A.shtml, Hexun link, provided for reference.

19 April 1007, 17:50:00

All websites are requested not to reprint the China Youth Daily text of 19 April “Why 1,000 mu of Farmland Lie Wasted,” where it has been reprinted, please delete it promptly.

19 April 2007, 20:55:00

Please manage trackers on the matter of the accident of the steel ladle falling off in a Liaoning well, please delete cursing and attacking posts.

2007年4月北京网管办发出的禁令(二)
2007-04-13 17:57:46

认真管理关于奥运会门票发售新闻发布会的新闻跟帖

各网:本月15日,北京奥组委将就奥运会门票发售事宜举行新闻发布会。请各网务必认真管理相关消息的新闻跟帖、及论坛帖文、博客文章等互动环节,删除对门票发售的负面言论。

2007-04-13 17:22:43

各网:关于意大利警察与当地华人发生冲突一事,请删除冲突照片,不建专题,不放要闻区和网站首页,互动环节不讨论。

2007-04-13 15:08:46

有关苏丹达尔富尔的报道、评论一律用新华社通稿,转载时不开跟贴。网站要严格遵守宣传纪律,加强对论坛、博客的管理,及时封堵和删除借苏丹达尔富尔地区问题对我国进行攻击、造谣的言论。

2007-04-12 18:06:04

全国台湾同胞投资企业联谊会成立大会的相关报道只用新华社通稿!

全国台湾同胞投资企业联谊会成立大会将于4月16日在京举行,相关报道只用新华社通稿,避免突出政治色彩。

2007-04-12 18:03:58

关于苏丹达尔富尔的报道一律用新华社通稿,不发任何评论。
2007年4月19日17时08分

“今日大盘跳水原因大揭秘 “这篇文章内容不实,请大家自查该文及相关内容,并删除。

http://news.hexun.com/1719_2174501A.shtml和讯的链接,供参考

2007-04-19 17:50:00

中青报4月19日《千亩良田为何荒芜》一文,请网站不转载,已转载的请即删除。
2007-04-19 20:55:00

辽宁钢水包脱落事故一事的跟帖请管好,漫骂和攻击性的跟帖请删除.

These translated directives were first posted by Rogier Creemers on China Copyright and Media on December 22, 2012 (here). This post is the 45th in the series.