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China: Reporting Illegal Publication

According to existing regulation, a publication requires a local registration number (CN) to be considered as legal. A local journal, Minjian had been identified as illegal because it only has an international registration number (ISSN). Several months ago, when the house of the editor of Minjian was searched by the polices, some bloggers reported an illegal publication “China Hunting” to the government, but the magazine is still in print. Snowyow is very frustrated about the double standard (zh).

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