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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

China has banned the mention of Winnie the Pooh in the Network

The Chinese authorities censor the Internet for images and mentions Winnie the Pooh, the Financial Times reports.

According to the newspaper, this is due to the meme, dedicated to the head of state is XI Jinping. In one of the photos users have seen its similarity with the bear cartoon Disney.

While censorship against Winnie the Pooh were introduced before: thus, according to the consulting company Global Risk Insights, a photograph of the leader of the country, compared to Winnie-the-Pooh, became the most censored image in the Chinese segment of the Network in 2015.

Earlier, China had blocked any mention of the late Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo. He was sentenced to 11 years in prison for his human rights activities and released only a few days before death from cancer.

Abroad for treatment of authority it was never released, despite the personal request of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, facing XI Jinping.

A bear, however hard he tries, Falls foul of Chinese censors’ eyes https://t.co/ToOCHHZT7I pic.twitter.com/8H9ITqIc1M

— Financial Times (@FT) 16 Jul 2017


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