censorship documents

What Chinese Censors Don’t Want You to Know

The New York Times has translated censorship guidelines issued to editors ahead of this month’s National People’s Congress and CPPCC meetings in Beijing: A portion was posted on the Internet, and independently...

How to Do Propaganda Work for a Foreign Audience

In recent years, “external propaganda” (外宣) has become an increasingly important function in the Chinese Communist Party and government. From the Central Committee to every level of the Party and Government, external...

Regulations on State Secrets Available Online

Chinese authorities often uses “state secrets” charges to arrest government critics and others who write or talk about sensitive political subjects, including journalists Zhao Yan and Shi Tao. Yet the government has...

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