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[Beijing, August 19, 2003] The Central Communist Committee issued a new decree that all media outlets and educational institutions are not permitted to mention three subjects: constitutional amendments, political reform, and the "June 4" massacre. It is reported that the decision-makers are concerned that these sensitive topics could lead to public discussions, leading the populace to have a higher expectation of the new leadership than reality could render.

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