China seizes 6 mn illegal publications

March 25th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS  

Beijing, March 24 (IANS) China has confiscated over six million illegal publications during first two months this year, said a statement from the national office against pornographic and illegal publication Saturday.

The crackdown on pornography and illegal publications has expanded the scope from printed publications to online releases in recent years, Xinhua reported.

The office has established branches in all the cities at or over prefecture level and in 97 percent of the counties or county-level cities, according to the statement.

The office has also intensified investigation and punishment to the government authorities serving as a protective shield for the act of producing and selling porn and illegal publications.

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