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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  • With Hong Kong booksellers silenced, China now goes after exiled dissidents
    The incident underlines how China's security services are determined to silence critics - even if they live outside the country -- especially if they write in Mandarin and take on China's increasingly ... of exiled dissidents - the tactic has been used ...
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  • Are we fully aware of China's ChAFTA aspirations?
    Given that today the neighbourhood is global, it is increasingly obvious that this dream is heading towards contention for global dominance with the United States. If China is to successfully contend with the United States in this respect, it will need to ...
    12/1/2015 - 6:49 am | View Link
    3pm: South China Morning Post senior editor Cliffe Buddle has been physically ... "We are all waiting and watching how the government acts, to see if this is their tactic to draw this out or whether they are willing to actually hold dialogue."
    10/8/2014 - 4:11 pm | View Link
  • Well-rounded view of a contradictory pre-crisis China
    His expatriate friends criticise him for paying too much attention to dissidents who are “famous in New York ... in the 1990s under Deng Xiaoping’s policies of emphasising money-making and “letting a part of the population get rich first".
    08/6/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Whataboutism
    Whataboutism (also known as whataboutery) is a variant of the tu quoque logical fallacy that attempts to discredit an opponent's position by charging them with hypocrisy without directly refuting or disproving their argument, which is particularly associated with Soviet and Russian propaganda.
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  • Gates of Vienna
    After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message: It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address:
    04/20/2018 - 2:08 am | View Website
  • Freemasons
    "The great strength of our Order lies in its concealment; let it never appear in any place in its own name, but always covered by another name, and another occupation.
    04/19/2018 - 4:42 pm | View Website
  • Occupy Central
    Aver [] Burn This Book(2016/04/03) (Oriental Daily with video) April 3, 2016.Yesterday "Four-eyed Brother" Cheng Kam-mun published a Facebook post titled "The battle of the Hong Kong Public Library: spontaneously remove simplified character books from the shelves in order to resist brainwashing."
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