32 imprisoned in China

Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
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CHINA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - 32 people in western China have been sentenced to prison for downloading and spreading violent internet content that authorities have blamed for inspiring a recent string of deadly attacks.

Three people were sentenced to life.

Officials say this is part of its efforts to scour and scrub the internet for material promoting religious warfare or teaching bomb-making methods that Chinese authorities say have fueled recent attacks.

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