The following post by Chinese writer Xu Xin (徐昕) sharing an image from the recent July 1 demonstrations in Hong Kong was deleted from Sina Weibo sometime before 3:05am Hong Kong time today, July 6, 2012. Xu Xin has just over 108,000 followers, according to numbers from Sina Weibo. [More on deleted posts at the WeiboScope Search, by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre].
In the image, a Hong Kong protester holds up a sign that reads: “If we don’t stand up today, we won’t be able to stand up tomorrow.”
[“If we don’t stand up today, we won’t be able to stand up tomorrow”] Hong Kong, image from @PhoenixMedia
The original Chinese post follows:
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