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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  • Critics: China’s President Using Law to Tighten Grip on Power
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  • China expands extrajudicial methods against dissidents
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  • China’s Intimidation of Dissidents Said to Persist After Prison
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  • Protest and dissent in China
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