Lawyer Pu Zhiqiang Criminally Charged for "Provoking Troubles"




Censorship is the suppression of speech or other public communication which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, politically incorrect or inconvenient as determined by a government, media outlet or other controlling body. It can be done by governments and private organizations or by individuals who engage in self-censorship.
Re-education Through Labor (laojiao) was established in 1956, even though the practice can be traced back to the 1920s at the Chinese Communist Party’s “revolutionary bases.” Laojiao was originally established in order to reeducate perceived “counter-revolutionaries” whose crimes were deemed not...