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.
The translations are by Rogier Creemers of China Copyright and Media.
14 June 2007, 19:48:04
First level: Do not reprint reports and comments related to the television drama examination fee, all websites are requested to delete existing related content.
14 June 2007, 19:40:55
First level: Please deal with reports on the incident of the “Shanxi black kilns” according to the following requirements.
All websites: Concerning the “Shanxi black kilns” incident, it is necessary to reprint more of the situation that the central and local government earnestly investigate and prosecute this incident, the circumstance of labor abuse in the black kilns may not be overly played up in titles, delete images and articles that describe the situation excessively. Interactive segments must delete harmful information that seizes the opportunity to attack the Party and the government.
14 June 2007, 18:44:47
Third level: Do not play up the matter of the Peking University professor who sent a letter to the Minister of Education after being dismissed.
All websites, concerning the matter of a Peking University Professor who sent a letter to state his circumstances to the Minister of Education after being dismissed, all websites may not put this in the important news section, may not establish special subjects, interactive segments are not to actively organize discussion.
15 June 2007, 21:37:14
First level: Please do not reprint reports concerning the Greenpeace
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