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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  • Could China’s Labor Unrest Spark Another Tiananmen Moment? | The Nation
    In 1989, the news about protesters being massacred in Tiananmen Square reached my downtown ... unions (just a massive state-sponsored All China Confederation of Trade Unions), but workers are growing increasingly savvy at manipulating technology to spread ...
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  • China switches tactics, hits activists with common-crime charges
    In June 2013, a directive by China’s national prosecutor’s office asked ... may signal a change in tactics: Political dissidents appear to be increasingly charged with non-ESS crimes, thereby obscuring the political nature of their contested acts ...
    05/27/2014 - 9:31 pm | View Link
  • Lip service
    Only then did China welcome him back, at the head of the biggest British trade mission ever to go there. In the circumstances, he could not risk making provocative public ... the majority in China have expanded, dissidents are still persecuted.
    12/6/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • How Many Self-Immolating Tibetans Does It Take to Make a Difference?
    Whatever the ghastly metric, the act has become the signature tactic ... China over tacit support for an aspirational and unlikely Tibetan nation. The governments of India and Nepal, which play awkward hosts to generations of Tibetan exiles and dissidents ...
    02/15/2013 - 1:37 am | View Link
  • China to restrict secret detentions _ on paper
    Police have increasingly used the tactic ... laws in China is spotty. Police and prosecutors have routinely ignored current legal provisions protecting suspects' rights and have frequently used charges of endangering national security against dissidents.
    03/7/2012 - 6:18 pm | View Link
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  • Protest and dissent in China
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    fā 发 to send out; fābiǎo 发表 to publish, to issue, to release; fābù 发布 to issue, to announce, to release; fācái 发财 to get rich, to make a pile
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    China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 ...
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