Fuzhou to Wipe Out Illegal Publications, Establish Long Term Supervision Mechanisms

June 26, 2005

The following is a partial translation by CECC staff of a Xinhua report discussing the work of China's Sweep Away Pornography and Strike Down Illegal Publications Task Force:


According to statistics, as of today, throughout the city [authorities] have shut down a total of 110 street stands, and have tracked down 250,000 units of illegal and pirated publications, of which over 2,000 volumes were illegal political books and periodicals, over 3,000 volumes were pornographic and obscene books and periodicals, over 50,000 volumes were illegal and pirated books, and over 110,000 units were illegal and pirated electronic publications.