China: Top procuratorate vows terrorism crackdown

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Photo of Grand Inquisitor seminar classes at the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, Qingdao, Shandong Province, on July 2, 2014. Image courtesy of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate.

China’s top procuratorate has vowed a crackdown on terrorist activities.

The Supreme People’s Procuratorate will consider legal measures against online videos that instigate terrorism-related violence, it said at a symposium. It will also crack down on screenings of illegal audio and visual products.

The top procuratorate also revealed that it approved the arrest of 317,458 criminal suspects in the first five months of this year, and prosecuted 488,194 people.

Report compiled with information from Xinhua.