The Yannan Web,[2] whose domain name was, was a Beijing-based[3] renowned liberal website[4] founded on August 19, 2004.[5] It was associated with Peking University,[6] and provided a free and rational speech platform for users to users to discuss current affairs and livelihood issues online.[7] The site was known for its in-depth analysis and discussion of social issues in China.[8]

Yannan Web
FoundedAugust 19, 2004
DissolvedSeptember 30, 2005[1]

Shut down edit

The domain name was registered on February 9, 2004.[9] Yannan Web was shut down on September 30, 2005[10] for its extensive and timely reports of the Taishi Village recall incident.[11][12]

References edit

  1. ^ "Peking University's Yannan Web ordered to be shut down". Radio Free Asia. 2005-10-03.
  2. ^ Ching Kwan Lee (2007). Re-envisioning the Chinese Revolution: The Politics and Poetics of Collective Memories in Reform China. Stanford University Press. pp. 294–. ISBN 978-0-8047-5853-6.
  3. ^ Far Eastern Economic Review. Far Eastern Economic Review Limited. 2004. pp. 61–.
  4. ^ "Situation in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau" (PDF). Mainland Affairs Council. Retrieved 2021-04-19.
  5. ^ "China has censored three very popular Internet sites for netizens". Voice of America. Retrieved 2005-10-04.
  6. ^ Sujian Guo (1 January 2006). China's "peaceful Rise" in the 21st Century: Domestic and International Conditions. Ashgate Publishing. pp. 155–. ISBN 978-0-7546-4847-5.
  7. ^ "Peking University's Yannan Web was closed". Radio Free Asia. 2005-09-30.
  8. ^ "China shuts three sites". The Sydney Morning Herald. October 5, 2005.
  9. ^ "WHOIS Record for". WHOIS. Retrieved 2020-04-19.
  10. ^ Gloria Davies (30 June 2009). Worrying about China: The Language of Chinese Critical Inquiry. Harvard University Press. pp. 8–. ISBN 978-0-674-03023-7.
  11. ^ Yongshun Cai (2008). Popular Protest in China. Harvard University Press. pp. 131–. ISBN 978-0-674-03060-2.
  12. ^ "北京大学燕南网站被勒令关闭".