Century China

Intellectuals and netizens protest the closure of Century China site

From the Guardian: More than 100 Chinese intellectuals have condemned the country’s propaganda authorities for closing down a popular website that they described as “the last oasis of knowledge on China’s internet”. In the latest act of resistance against the communist government’s crackdown on public debate, the lawyers, authors and journalists issued a statement opposing […]

Website on attack over ‘barbaric’ shutdown – Chow Chung-Yan

From the South China Morning Post, via Asia Media: Operators of a popular mainland website which was shut down by the government for allegedly violating internet regulations fought back yesterday, criticising the authorities’ decision as “barbaric and retrogressive”. Century China — an internet discussion forum run by Beijing-based Life Week magazine — was a popular […]

Century China site closed down

Century China (‰∏ñÁ∫™‰∏≠ÂõΩÔºâ, a popular and influential discussion site, has been closed down by authorities. See this post (in Chinese) from Pu Zhiqiang’s blog. Global Voices has also translated a message from the site: We still don’t know the exact time the website will be shut down, because nobody is willing to carry out a […]

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