The following post from Tian Weihua (田炜华), a magazine editor in Beijing, was deleted from Sina Weibo on February 2, 2012. It is a re-post of another post by Qiu Yueshou (邱岳首). Tian Weihua currently has more than 120,000 followers on Weibo, according to Sina’s numbers. [More on deleted posts at the WeiboScope Search, by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre].

//@QiuYueshou Remembering Guo Quan of Nanjing Normal University.

NOTE: The post refers to the case of former Nanjing Normal University professor and political activist Guo Quan (郭泉), who was detained by police in 2008 and charged with “subversion of state power.” Guo is the founder of the New People’s Party (or New Democracy Party of China), an unauthorized political Party whose platform is to represent the interests of people petitioning for justice on social issues. Guo’s wife, Li Jing, and son arrived in the United States this month after fleeing China.
Tian’s (or Qiu Yueshou’s) original post follows:

//@邱岳首: 想念南京师范大学郭泉。

NOTE: All posts to The Anti-Social List are listed as “permission denied” in the Sina Weibo API, which means they were deleted by Weibo managers, not by users themselves.

David Bandurski

CMP Director

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