The following post by Weibo user “Shuoshuzheyimei” (说书者一枚) sharing an essay on Bo Xilai’s politics and the Cultural Revolution by artist and writer Wang Sirui (王思睿) was deleted from Sina Weibo sometime before 6:38pm Hong Kong time yesterday, June 28, 2012. “Shuoshuzheyimei” currently has just over 41,000 followers, according to numbers from Sina Weibo. [More on deleted posts at the WeiboScope Search, by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre].

[The Tragedy of the Cultural Revolution Could be Repeated] I recommend everyone read this long microblog essay.

The post includes a text-as-image file, or chang weibo, with an essay by writer Wang Sirui (王思睿):

The original Chinese post follows:


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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