In the Name of Love (song)
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Artist: Faye Wong
Confronting Bodies: Chinese government
Dates of Action: November, 2003
Location: Beijing, China
Description of Artwork: Chinese Pop-diva Faye Wong's, song, In the Name of Love, includes a line stating, "Opium is warm and sweet."
The Incident: The Chinese censors felt that the reference to opium may evoke sentiments of Western domination of the Chinese and could harm the nation's youth.
Results of Incident: Relevant departments banned the song.