Attacks on the Press in China and Hong Kong: 1996 and 1997
September 1, 1997 8:17 PM ET
China Chen Fang BOOK BANNING Aug. 21, 1997 The Communist Party's propaganda department, the Culture Ministry, and the Press and Publications Administration banned Chen Fang's 1997 book, Wrath of Heaven: A Mayor's Severe Crime, for posing a threat to Chinese leadership with its coverage of government corruption. Though a novel,...
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