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Photocopying censored at Chinese University

Police ask students and faculty to report subversive materials

Chinese police have ordered students and faculty at Peking University to stop photocopying materials critical of the government. The order posted to the wall by local Yanyuan Police in 29 copy rooms read, “Materials that express hate against the party, the state or the social politics are forbidden. Do not photocopy Call the police immediately after [these materials] are found” When the Global Times newspaper contacted the university, the ban was confirmed but a spokesman, told a reporter that “It’s none of your business.”

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