Censorship Vault: Reporter Beaten for Investigating Hunan Nail House

The following  directive was first published by Reporters Without Borders

Department: Do not report on the Tencent journalist who interviewed the nail house owner Hu Kun being beaten up. (June 29, 2013)

湖南省委宣传部:禁止报道腾讯记者采访钉子户胡坤被打一事。

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 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.

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