Censorship Vault: Sit-In Over Pork

 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 School of Finance and Economics professor Shi Pu’s sit-in at Zijingshan because of issues with pork in Tongxu county. (March 15, 2012)


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.