Censorship Vault: Marriage by Death 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 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.

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

2 April 2007, 20:39:58

All websites are to reprint the newest article of Chongqing Hualong Net concerning the nail house: http://cqtoday.cqnews.net/system/2007/04/02/000777513.shtml.

3 April 2007, 18:12

Concerning the incident where the Chongqing nail house was pulled down, websites must not reprint or release new information, reports or comments anymore, and may not follow trails or look back. Blogs and forums may not recommend this sort of article, where posts are overly concentrated, they must be firmly removed. All posts attacking the handling result of this matter or encouraging trouble-making must be firmly blocked and deleted.

6 April 2007

All websites, concerning the matter of “Peking University Student Forces Liu Dehua to Marry Yang Lijuan by Death,” please immediately delete this, forums, also delete this in blogs and other interactive segments.

6 April 2007

All websites are requested not to reprint “Three Large Petroleum Tycoons ‘Jump into the Sea’ to Pursue Hot Ocean Project Sector” and corresponding reports, where it has been reprinted, please delete it, thank you.

6 April 2007

All websites are requested to close trackers for “Shenyang Natural Gas Leak Accident Causes Large Fire” and corresponding news, thank you.

10 April 2007

All websites: Please immediately push information concerning “railway speed-up” to the back stage, existing information is inaccurate in many places.

13 April 2007, 18:28:40

Do not reprint reports on the issue of the legality of land use for the construction of the Olympic water park in Shunyi, interactive segments are not to disseminate or discuss this.

All websites: recently, the farmer Guo Baoshun from Shunyi District, Beijing, published discourse concerning the so-called “issue of the legality of land use for the construction of the Olympic water park in Shunyi” that does not conform to reality. All websites are requested to not reprint reports concerning this matter, interactive segments may not disseminate or discuss this matter, delete corresponding content.

13 April 2007, 18:25:26

Do not reprint reports on the so-called “Last Redress of a Strangled Rural Party Member,” interactive segments are not to discuss or disseminate this.

All websites: Do not reprint reports related to the so-called Beijing Shunyi District Gaoliying Township Village Six Party member Lü Lianyou applying to withdraw from the Party, interactive segments are not to discuss or disseminate corresponding content. Interactive segments are to earnestly search for and delete the text “The Last Redress of a Strangled Rural Party Member” written by Lü Lianyou.

2007年4月北京网管办发出的禁令(一)
2007-04-02 20:39:58

各网站转载重庆华龙网关于钉子户的最新报道http://cqtoday.cqnews.net/system/2007/04/02/000777513.shtml
2007年4月3日17时12分

关于重庆钉子户拆迁事件,网站不要再转发、编发新的消息、报道、评论,不得进行追踪、回顾。博客、论坛不得推荐此类文章,帖文过于集中的要坚决删除。凡攻击此事处理结果、鼓动闹事的帖文要坚决封堵、删除。
2007年4月6日

各网:关于”北京大学生以死逼迫刘德华娶杨丽娟”一事请马上删除,论坛、博客等互动环节也删除。
2007年4月6日

“三大石油巨头下海将催热海洋工程业”及与此相关报道,请各网站不要转载,已转载的请删除,谢谢
2007年4月6日

“沈阳天然气泄漏事故引发大火”及其相关新闻,请各网站关闭跟贴,谢谢
2007年4月10日

各网:请马上将”火车提速”的消息压到后台,现有消息有多处不实.
2007-04-13 18:28:40

不转载顺义奥林匹克水上公园建设占地合法性问题的报道,互动环节不传播、不讨论。

各网:近日,北京顺义区农民郭宝顺就所谓“顺义奥林匹克水上公园建设占地合法性问题”在网站上发表不符合实际的言论。请各网不要转载对此事的报道,互动环节不传播、不讨论此事,并删除相关内容。
2007-04-13 18:25:26

不转载所谓“农村党员被扼杀之后最后一次申冤”的报道,互动环节不讨论、不传播。

各网:不要转载所谓北京顺义区高丽营镇六村党员吕连友申请退党的相关报道,互动环节不讨论、不传播相关内容。互动环节认真查找、删除吕连友所写的《农村党员被扼杀之后最后一次申冤》一文。

These translated directives were first posted by Rogier Creemers on China Copyright and Media on December 21, 2012 (here). This post is the 44th in the series.