By Zhang Zhou
The Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) submitted the work report to the ongoing session of the national legislature for deliberation on Mar. 8, 2022.
Here are highlights of the report:
China steps up efforts to nurture law-based business environment
Last year, they prosecuted 134,000 people on charges of disrupting the order of the market economy in 2021, as part of the country's effort to nurture a business environment that benefits market entities, according to the report submitted Tuesday to the fifth session of the 13th National People's Congress for deliberation.
China's crackdown on environment-related crimes effective
China prosecuted 49,000 people for illegal activities jeopardizing the environment last year, the first decline in eight years, said the report submitted Tuesday to the fifth session of the 13th National People's Congress for review. The activities highlighted in the report include illegal dumping of hazardous waste and smuggling imported waste, among others.
China's procuratorial authorities active in defusing financial risks
A total of 43,000 people involving financial fraud or undermining the order of financial administration have been prosecuted last year, up 3.3 percent year on year, read the report submitted Tuesday to the fifth session of the 13th National People's Congress for review.
Chinese procuratorial organs intensify fight against cyber-related crimes
About 282,000 people were prosecuted for engaging in fraud, gambling or spreading pornographic contents on internet last year, up 98.5 percent from 2020, according to a work report of the Supreme People's Procuratorate unveiled Tuesday.
169,000 lawsuits filed for public interest
Chinese procuratorial organs filed and handled 169,000 public interest litigation cases in 2021, up 50 percent from 2018, according to a work report of the Supreme People's Procuratorate submitted Tuesday to the ongoing national legislative session for deliberation.