After the Southern Weekend incident, Han Han published a blog in support. The blog entitled "There Is One Kind of Force".
Hu Xijin, chief editor of he Global Times, acting as the mouthpiece of the Propaganda Department, released an editorial, in which Mr. Hu accused overseas enemy forces as black hands behind the Southern Weekend's resistance to censorship.
Having heard of the incident of New Capital Daily, Li Jingrui, a former reporter with the paper, re-published an article in support. The article entitled: 'Force in Silence'.