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China: Speaking for the Party Or the people?

Categories: East Asia, China, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Media & Journalism

ESWN translated various articles about a recent catchphrase in the Internet: “Will you speak for the Party? Or will you speak for the people?” The sentence was uttered by a Zhengzhou city government official of the urban planning department Lu Jun to a reporter who was doing an investigative report on local development issue.