Why China Censors Banned Winnie The Pooh

The Bear of Very Little Brain joins a long line of funny internet references to China's top leaders.

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  • China Cracks Down on Instant Messaging Services Ahead of Party Congress
    In July, authorities banned references across social media to the children’s literary character Winnie the Pooh due to comparisons ... laureate and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo in July, censors have also worked hard to remove any tributes to the ...
    09/10/2017 - 2:05 pm | View Link
  • China censors Winnie the Pooh: Other instances when the Disney teddy was banned
    The honey-loving dancing bear Winnie the Pooh has been blocked by the Chinese government after some memes comparing the internet cartoon sensation to President Xi Jinping went viral. Internet users in the country are not able to post or share images of the ...
    07/19/2017 - 4:50 am | View Link
  • Winnie-the-Pooh Banned By China: Find Out Why
    Social media users first compared the likeness between Xi and the character in 2013, noting that an image of Xi and Barack Obama walking side by side had a resemblance to Winnie-the-Pooh walking beside Tigger. Censors were once again put into action in ...
    07/18/2017 - 6:16 am | View Link
  • Winnie the Pooh banned from social media in China
    Oh bother, the censors are at it again. In rather strange news coming out of China, the communist government has banned the portly, lovable bear, Winnie the Pooh, on social media sites, according to the BBC. This comes as online bloggers have compared ...
    07/17/2017 - 3:29 am | View Link
  • China censors Winnie the Pooh
    Since 2013 the Disney-owned character is a sensitive item for China’s censors because of a dangerous resemblance ... “I heard that the words of Winnie the Pooh were banned, and so I am writing to check,” wrote one. “What’s happening to Winnie ...
    07/17/2017 - 3:23 am | View Link
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  • Censor | Definition of Censor by Merriam-Webster
    Define censor: a person who supervises conduct and morals: such as — censor in a sentence
    09/17/2017 - 10:51 pm | View Website
  • Winnie the Pooh censored online in China – and not one ...
    The ruling Communist Party is highly sensitive to mocking depictions of its leader and the crackdown comes in the run up to China's 19th Communist Party Congress.
    09/16/2017 - 3:35 pm | View Website
  • Chinese internet censors crack down on ... Winnie the Pooh ...
    One of the most pressing questions facing millions of Chinese internet users right now seems to be: Have the authorities banished a honey-loving teddy bear ...
    07/18/2017 - 3:28 pm | View Website
  • China Censors Winnie The Pooh For Looking Too Much Like ...
    The Chinese government has recently added Winnie The Pooh to the many words and images blocked by the so called Great Firewall of China, reports the BBC. The ...
    07/18/2017 - 11:32 am | View Website
  • Chinese censors have banned Winnie the Pooh | Stuff.co.nz
    China's censors are not happy with the bear from Hundred Acre Wood.
    07/18/2017 - 12:11 am | View Website
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