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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  • 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
  • China To Restrict Secret Detentions _ On Paper
    Police have increasingly used the tactic ... China. Under the proposed revisions, authorities must notify families of people held under residential surveillance, a sort of house arrest, within 24 hours except when the families cannot be reached. Dissidents ...
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