Name: Chinese officials remove magazine for critical book review

Date:  1995 - 2005

Location:  Asia

SubjectPolitical/Economic/Social Opinion


Artist: Chinese book critic

Confronting Bodies: Chinese Propaganda Department

Date of Action: Februay 1997

Specific Location: China

Description of Artwork: Zhongliu is a leftist magazine that printed a critical review of a pro-Jiang Zemin book.

Description of Incident: The Propaganda Department condemned the magazine for "sabotaging stability and solidarity" after it printed the book review in its February issue.

Results of Incident: The February issue was removed from sale across China.

Source: Index on Censorship, 3/97

Submitted By: NCAC

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