Great firewall of China - censored terms
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After coming under criticism for its taboo treatment of HIV and AIDS, the Chinese government has taken steps in recent years to tackle the disease in a more open fashion. Shown here: Catholic nuns in a 2006 AIDS awareness event in the Liaoning province.But AIDS remains a politically sensitive topic, thanks in part to a blood-selling scandal in the late 1990s that infected thousands of villagers, as reported by The Los Angeles Times. AIDS remained a flagged term on the leaked Baidu list in 2009.