Saturday, September 5, 2015   

Terrorist groups recruit over internet
(06-24 11:43)

Terrorist groups are using the Internet to recruit people, raise funds and plan attacks in China, the State Internet Information Office (SIIO) said today.
Calling audio and video materials that promote terrorism a "cancer" of the Internet, SIIO spokesman Jiang Jun told reporters at a press conference that terrorist forces have "turned the Internet into a principal tool for their operations."
He said the groups have sought to "spread terrorism and violent beliefs and teach terrorist skills online," adding that such actions must be struck down decisively.
China launched a campaign on Friday to rid the Internet of audio and video materials that promote terrorism and violence.
The move is aimed at safeguarding social stability in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and long-term peace, according to the SIIO. --Xinhua   
Other China breaking news:
Taipei eases law on tech production in China (09-04 22:06)
Plans for single broadband convergence of all networks (09-04 14:12)
Premier Li to open Dalian’s Summer Davos (09-04 13:30)
Chinese envoy thanks NY for welcoming Xi (09-04 12:19)
US strategic forces chief warns of China missile subs challenge at installation of Pacific commander (09-04 11:23)
(V-Day) China says potent military hardware for ‘active defensive’ (09-03 14:54)
(V-Day) Beijing residents kept at bay (09-03 14:40)
(V-Day) Battle tank 99 A shows combat strength (09-03 14:21)
(V-Day) Early warning aircraft enter Beijing skies (09-03 14:11)
(V-Day) Cruise missiles (09-03 13:57)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.