Bo Xilai's supporters held a public display demonstrating
their unyielding determination to back Bo Xilai. The
cyber user who posted this photo wrote: If the
government fails to treat Bo Xilai fairly, people will
threat the government harshly.
An Online Survey on Bo Xilai trial recently conducted by
weibo.com shows over 80 percent of respondents believe Bo
Xilai is innocent and should
be released immediately, with more than 60 percent regarding
the trial being unlawful.
As China's major social media, Weibo.com is closely monitored
and even covertly managed by the State Council and has contributed
greatly to the smear
campaign against Bo Xilai.
The online survey only survived very briefly. When the administration
realised the result was not what they wanted to see no matter
how hard they manipulated
the data (which is weibo.com's usual practice), it removed
the survey page swiftly.
survey result which was quickly removed