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China's Murong Xuecun: Balancing Between Censorship And Dissent

Posted at 8:23AM Friday 17 Feb 2012

As China continues to crack down on dissenting voices coming from outspoken intellectuals, Murong Xuecun, one of the country's most popular writers, is managing to balance on the tightrope between speaking out against censorship and the country's political system, and remaining free to continue his writing career which has flourished ever since he distributed online his first novel, Leave Me Alone: A Novel of Chengdu, ten years ago.

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