Experts say 2011 has seen a sharp and worrisome increase inside China of a security tactic that a United Nations international convention has sought to outlaw since 2010.

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  • Well-rounded view of a contradictory pre-crisis China
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  • China switches tactics, hits activists with common-crime charges
    “The decrease in indictments (for charges of endangering state security) may signal a change in tactics: Political dissidents appear to be increasingly charged with ... The use of the tactic is not entirely new. Chen Guangcheng, a legal activist who ...
    05/28/2014 - 1:26 am | View Link
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  • Political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union
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  • Magic Weapons: China's political influence activities ...
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