Zhongliu

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Date: 1997

Region: Asia

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Literature


Artist: Zhongliu

Confronting Bodies: Chinese Propaganda Department

Dates of Action: Februay, 1997

Location: China

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

The 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