Censorship Vault: Lychee Thieves

Censorship Vault: Lychee Thieves

The following  directive was first published by Reporters Without Borders

Guangzhou Municipal Party Committee Propaganda Department: Delete the article of “Two Auxiliary Policemen Lose Their ‘Rice Bowls’ After Picking Lychees from Township Party Chief’s Property.” (June 18, 2013)

广州市委宣传部:删除《摘了镇委书记家的荔枝 两名协警“饭碗”丢了》一文。

Translation by Mengyu Dong.

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

CDT has collected the selections we translate here from a variety of sources and has checked them against official Chinese reports to confirm their implementation.

Since directives are sometimes communicated orally to 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 was issued. CDT does its utmost to verify and wording, but also takes precautions to protect the source.

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