Hexie Farm (蟹农场): The King of Censorship

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist  looks at the recent crackdown on China’s more liberal media including Yanhuang Chunqiu and Southern Weekly, under the newly-minted administration of Xi Jinping. In the cartoon, the character for Xi’s surname is adorned with a crown and yields a pair of shears.

The King of Censorship, by Crazy Crab of for CDT:

Read more about Hexie Farm’s CDT series, including a Q&A with the anonymous cartoonist, and see all cartoons so far in the series.

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