Quotes: Writer Murong Xuecun on Censorship in China

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“I call this ‘castrated writing’ — I am a proactive eunuch, I have already castrated myself even before the surgeon raises his scalpel.”

MURONG XUECUN, Chinese writer, in a speech on censorship and self-censorship. Murong was barred from delivering the remarks in mainland China, but presented the talk in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Read the full text, here.