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Ministry of Culture proposes to impose censorship on audiovisual works promoting war and showing porn

Ministry of Culture proposes to impose censorship on audiovisual works promoting war and showing porn

The Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism proposes to impose censorship on audiovisual works that promote war and/or have pornographic content, according to the draft law submitted for public discussion.

According to the Article 5 of the current law on state support to the film industry of the Kyrgyz Republic, the censorship of audiovisual works is not allowed.

At the same time, according to the Article 6 of the law, the censorship is allowed to be imposed on those works that contain scenes encouraging violent change of the current constitutional system, violation of independence and state territorial integrity; promoting war, violence and cruelty; intended to provoke national, ethnic, racial, social, religious conflict; showing national and class distinction, intolerance and pornographic content.

The amendments are aimed to eliminate the contradiction in the law. The Ministry of Culture proposes to add the following changes: the censorship of audiovisual works is not allowed except for the cases listed in the Article 6.

Original url : akipress.com

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