Censorship Vault: Sit-In Over Pork

Censorship Vault features previously untranslated  instructions from the archives of the CDT series Directives from the Ministry of Truth (真理部指令).

State Council Information Office: No locale or website may investigate, report, or republish [information] concerning Henan School of Finance and Economics professor Shi Pu’s sit-in at Zijingshan because of issues with pork in Tongxu county. (March 15, 2012)

国新办:关于河南财经学院教授史璞为通许县猪肉问题到紫荆山静坐一事,各地、各网站不采访、不报道、不转载。

Professor Shi Pu of Henan University of Economics and Law staged a one-man sit-in on March 15, 2012 in Zhengzhou’s busy Zijingshan Square. His white headband read, “Hunger strike in protest. No food safety. Entire government derelict” [zh].

Translation by Mengyu Dong.