Censorship in China

Censorship in the People's Republic of China (PRC) is implemented or mandated by the PRC's ruling party, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The government censors content for mainly political reasons, such as curtailing political opposition, and censoring events unfavorable to the CCP, such as the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and massacre, but also to maintain its control over the populace. Since Xi Jinping became the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party in 2012, censorship has been


Censorship in the People's Republic of China (PRC) is implemented or mandated by the PRC's ruling party, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The government censors content for mainly political reasons, such as curtailing political opposition, and censoring events unfavorable to the CCP, such as the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and massacre, but also to maintain its control over the populace. Since Xi Jinping became the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party in 2012, censorship has been "significantly stepped up".
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