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Our findings serves as a reminder to China-focused NGOs and individuals of the potential hindrances they may face when communicating on Chinese social media platforms.This targeting has been dubbed the “709 Crackdown,” because the first enforced disappearances of lawyers Wang Yu (王宇) and her husband Bao Longjun (包龙军) took place on July 9, 2015.Zhou Shifeng is the founder the Beijing Fengrui Law Firm, which frequently defended a diplomatic letter and called on the Chinese government to investigate reports of torture against human rights lawyers.The 11 signatories are ambassadors and chargés d’affaires from Australia, Canada, Japan and Switzerland, along with seven European Union member countries including Belgium, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom.This finding is the first documentation of image filtering on the app.
We found 42 keyword combinations related to China’s crackdown on rights defenders blocked on We Chat in testing from December 1, 2016 to March 27, 2017.
Moreover, our results are only as accurate as the intersection between our sample and what We Chat is filtering.
Therefore, our sample is skewed toward political issues, and there may be other words filtered by We Chat that are outside of our sample.
Weibo users were not able to forward or comment on a 709 case-related post written by the British Embassy in China as “the content violates either Weibo Community Management Regulations or relevant regulations and policy.”.
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