CCP Kicks Former Internet Censor For “Disloyalty” At Party
Update: August 22, 2021 3:09 PM STI
Beijing [China] Aug 22 (ANI): The Chinese Communist Party reported on Tuesday that a former Chinese Internet censor, Peng Bo, had been expelled from the party, accusing him of “disloyalty.”
The Central Disciplinary Inspection Commission charged Peng with “disloyalty” to the party and failing to supervise the internet industry while he was deputy head of China’s Cyberspace Administration, The Star reported.
“Investigations revealed that Peng Bo had lost faith and was disloyal to the party,” the commission said in a statement.
“He deviated from the decisions and plans drawn up by the Party headquarters regarding the Internet propaganda struggle, according to the statement.
Meanwhile, Bo has also been accused of abusing his authority for personal gain, seeking benefits from internet companies, resisting party investigations, and engaging in superstitious activities.
A few months ago, the Chinese Internet regulator oversaw the deletion of more than 2 million messages containing “harmful” discussions of history, as part of the preparations to mark the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CCP ) in July.
Previously, the Chinese Cyber Security Administration website urged people to report posts that “distort” the history of the party, or of China since the party’s reign began in 1949. disparagement of traditional Chinese culture .
In February, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the campaign to educate members and the public about China’s history will cover the party’s history from its origins in 1921, but will focus heavily on “historic successes.” obtained since 2012, when Xi became the head of the CCP. (ANI)