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The administration of President Xi Jinping blocked mainlanders from reading an essay written by former Premier Wen Jiabao about his mother. Why? (Nikkei montage/Getty Images)
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KATSUJI NAKAZAWA, Nikkei senior staff writer | China

Katsuji Nakazawa is a Tokyo-based senior staff writer and editorial writer at Nikkei. He spent seven years in China as a correspondent and later as China bureau chief. He is the 2014 recipient of the Vaughn-Ueda International Journalist prize for international reporting.

TOKYO -- An essay written by former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has faced various viewing restrictions in mainland China.

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