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Authorities Close Down Web Sites for Opposition Publications

China News Digest, 3 September 2001

[CND, 09/03/01] Authorities closed down the China Bulletin and the Tianya Zongheng Internet Forum, two web sites that published comments against Communist Party Chief Jiang Zemin's idea of allowing capitalists into the party, the South China Morning Post reported on Sunday. In addition, the People's Daily removed a collection of articles by conservative party senior Chen Yun from its web site. (Dong LIU)