Press Release Regarding the Printing and Publishing Enterprises Supervised in accord with Existing Laws

The Ministry of Information allows the printing and publishing enterprises freely. Meanwhile, some printers and publishers violate the code of conduct by taking a chance on the free press. So, the ministry shuts down such enterprises, revokes the business license certificates and takes signs in a pact under the management system.

In 2021, the following printers and publishers were taken action for failing to follow the regulations under Section 8 of Printing and Publishing Law:

(a) The business license certificates of one magazine and 11 news agencies were suspended and revoked for expressing subjects that affect State security, the rule of law and community peace.

(b) One publisher signed a pact under the management system for describing pornography, and the business license certificate of one publisher was revoked for expressing matters that affect religion.

(c) Moreover, it also cooperated with ministries concerned to take action against Facebook Page that express things that can affect State security, the rule of law and community peace.

It is here announced for the publishers not to express obscene words and matters that can harm ethnic groups or citizens racially, religiously or culturally. It is required to avoid disrupting national security, the rule of law, community peace and tranquility, equality, freedom, justice and rights of every citizen, encouraging and inciting crimes, brutality, violence, gambling and the offence of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. So, Ministry of Information reportedly issued that those who fail to follow will face serious actions under the laws.

  • It is here announced for the publishers not to express obscene words and matters that can harm ethnic groups or citizens racially, religiously or culturally. It is required to avoid disrupting national security, the rule of law, community peace and tranquility, equality, freedom, justice and rights of every citizen, encouraging and inciting crimes, brutality, violence, gambling and the offence of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. So, Ministry of Information reportedly issued that those who fail to follow will face serious actions under the laws.
engdate: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 16:30
month: 
April, 2022