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China has passed a new bill that prohibits defamation of military personnel. This is a link to the 2018 Act.
Beijing. China has passed a new bill that prohibits defamation of military personnel. This is a link to the 2018 law. A popular country blogger has been arrested under China’s 2018 law for “defaming” the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers killed in a clash with the Indian Army in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh last year. was punished in The bill, approved by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) on Thursday, states that no person or organization shall in any way condemn or insult the honor of soldiers, nor will they be used by the armed forces, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. shall condemn or insult the reputation of the members of
The new bill also prohibits desecration of plaques made in honor of military personnel. According to the new bill, prosecutors can file public interest litigation for defamation of servicemen and violation of their legitimate rights and interests which have seriously affected the performance of their duties and missions and harmed the public interest of society.
The Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported that the new law is a new addition to a series of revolutionary “legal measures already prohibiting defamation of martyrs”. These measures also include the reform of the country’s criminal code and the 2018 law made for the protection of heroes and martyrs.
Also read: The account will be banned as soon as you put a finger in the nose, China has made strange rules related to the InternetCommenting on the new bill, Song Zhongping, a former PLA instructor and Hong Kong-based military affairs commentator, said the legislation, which also covers the families of service personnel, is intended to strengthen the People’s Liberation Army’s mission spirit. is. Sog told the newspaper, “In the past, our legal means were not complete and this new law will provide a more comprehensive protection for the rights and honors of our soldiers.” An internet personality in China was sentenced on May 31 for “slandering” Chinese soldiers killed in a clash with Indian soldiers in the Galwan Valley last year. The state newspaper ‘Global Times’ reported on June 1 that Q Jiming, who has nearly 2.5 million followers, was sentenced to eight months in prison.