Hexie Farm (蟹农场): The Chicken Republic

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist  looks at the recent directive listing seven topics that are off-limits for academics to discuss in the classroom: “freedom of the press, a civil society, civic rights, historical mistakes committed by the Communist Party, elite cronyism, and an independent judiciary.” In this Orwellian cartoon, the leader of a “Chicken Republic” secretly issues Seven Commandments, otherwise known as the “Seven Don’t Mentions.”

Chicken Republic, by Crazy Crab of Hexie Farm:


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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