Minitrue: Xi Jinping in Xinjiang, More
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source.
All media must use only Xinhua wire copy in covering Xi Jinping’s visit to Xinjiang. Execute these instructions to the letter.
Do not hype or further comment on the Global Times article “Hong Kongers Pretending to Excrete in the Street Are Like ‘Skinheads’” [Chinese].
Find and delete the article “PLA to Raise Wages in Next Three Years By as Much as 40%” [Chinese]. (April 30, 2014)
CDT collects directives from a variety of sources and checks them against official Chinese media reports to confirm their implementation.
Since directives are sometimes communicated orally to journalists and editors, who then leak them online, the wording published here may not be exact. The original publication date on CDT Chinese is noted after the directives; the date given may indicate when the directive was leaked, rather than when it was issued. CDT does its utmost to verify dates and wording, but also takes precautions to protect the source.