Brickbat: Genghis Who?

Fight Censorship, Share This Post!


The Château des ducs de Bretagne museum in France has postponed an exhibit on Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire, citing what it says is censorship by the Chinese government. The exhibit was being put together with the Inner Mongolia Museum in Hohhot, China. But the Chinese Bureau of Cultural Heritage began to demand control over the exhibit, demanding that certain words and phrases, including “Genghis Khan,” “Empire,” and “Mongol” be removed and asking for control over exhibition brochures and maps. Museum officials say they believe the demands are linked to the Chinese government’s crackdown on ethnic minorities, including Mongols.

This post has been republished with implied permission from a publicly-available RSS feed found on Reason. The views expressed by the original author(s) do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of The Libertarian Hub, its owners or administrators. Any images included in the original article belong to and are the sole responsibility of the original author/website. The Libertarian Hub makes no claims of ownership of any imported photos/images and shall not be held liable for any unintended copyright infringement. Submit a DCMA takedown request.

Fight Censorship, Share This Post!

-> Click Here to Read the Original Article <-

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.