Deleted Weibo posts show questions the Chinese have about Tianjin
Chinese state censors have been busy over the weekend scrubbing the web clean of damning posts about the Tianjin explosion.
Apart from the sites the government confirmed it shut down for “spreading rumours” about the explosion, posts on Chinese microblog Weibo have also been disappearing.
Some of the recent posts that have been deleted now appear on Freeweibo.com, a site that captures deleted Weibo posts.
One user wrote those in charge have the responsibility to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of the explosions, and additional third party experts should be brought in or the firefighters would have died in vain. He also remarked on the apparent “calmness” of the Tianjin authorities at the press conference amid the drama unfolding outside the room Read more…