Guangdong City "Strikes Hard" at Unauthorized Press and Entertainment Activities During National Day Holiday

October 5, 2005

Government agencies in Foshan in Guangdong province have launched a strike hard campaign to clean up that city's cultural industries, according to a September 30 article posted on the Foshan Daily's Web site. The article cited the head of the city's press and publication administration as telling a city-wide "cultural market administration" meeting that authorities would "clean up and confiscate" all "illegal political publications."