Military delegates arriving at the March 2018 session of the National People’s Congress, where the strengthened laws relating to spreading rumours about the People’s Liberation Army were first proposed. Photo: Simon Song

China considers criminal charges, including jail time, for military rumour-mongers

  • Proposal to strengthen criminal code to protect People’s Liberation Army from negative chatter online
  • Legislative changes will be considered at next month’s National People’s Congress
Topic |   China military

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Military delegates arriving at the March 2018 session of the National People’s Congress, where the strengthened laws relating to spreading rumours about the People’s Liberation Army were first proposed. Photo: Simon Song
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