More than 200 social media accounts suspended or closed for making extreme, improper remarks over Tangshan beating incident
More than 200 social media accounts were suspended or closed for publishing extreme and improper content online relating to the fierce beating incident at a barbecue restaurant in Tangshan, North China’s Hebei Province.
The case first caught public attention on Friday as a surveillance footage of men assaulting women at the restaurant went viral on social media platforms.
The incident has sparked outrage among Chinese netizens. The public’s response especially focused on women’s protection and the safeguarding of public security. Waves of discussions were generated surrounding the case.
这一事件引起了中国网民的愤怒。 公众的反应尤其集中在妇女保护和公共安全方面。 围绕此案引发了热烈的讨论。
Chinese Twitter-like social media Sina Weibo said in a statement on Saturday that the platform had suspended 265 user accounts for maliciously publishing extreme content aimed at stirring up hatred and gender or regional conflicts.
中国类似推特的社交媒体新浪微博周六在一份声明中表示，该平台已暂停 265 个用户账户，因为他们恶意发布旨在煽动仇恨和性别或地区冲突的极端内容。
According to Weibo, some accounts were suspended for a minimum of 15 days up to permanent suspension. The punishment was issued in accordance with the community rules of the Sina Weibo.
据微博称，一些账户被暂停至少 15 天，直至永久暂停。 处罚是按照新浪微博的社区规则发布的。