If we don’t stand up now . . .

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:

【今日不站出来,明天站不出来】香港,图片来自@凤凰东方传媒


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.

Leave a Comment