Sensitive Words: Bo Xilai’s Expulsion

Since Bo Xilai’s expulsion from the Communist Party and announcement that he would face criminal charges, a number of Sina Weibo terms related to Bo which were previously blocked from search results are now live once again. CDT’s Chinese editors found that Bo’s surname (薄) and its pinyin transcription (Bo) were unblocked as of Friday. More terms were discovered to be unblocked earlier today PST, including common nicknames for Bo. These developments are reflected in the list below. You may also view screenshots of search results for select terms.
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