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 over the past year to detain activist lawyers ... and have frequently used charges of endangering national security against dissidents. There are two relevant articles in the law that deal with notifying families ...
    03/7/2012 - 6:34 pm | View Link
  • More Chinese Dissidents Appear to Disappear
    The New York Times reports on the Chinese government’s increasingly common practice of making dissidents “disappear,” by detaining ... and worrisome increase inside China of a security tactic that a United Nations international convention has sought ...
    09/4/2011 - 1:49 pm | View Link
  • China’s Intimidation of Dissidents Said to Persist After Prison
    Euphemistically known as “ruanjin,” or soft detention, Mr. Chen’s house arrest is an increasingly common tactic ... an effort to force them onto the streets. “Making lawyers disappear and subjecting dissidents to constant harassment makes it ...
    02/16/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • China’s censors tackle and trip over the Internet
    The fault lies with China’s censors — who are increasingly a model for countries around ... and the jailing of prominent dissidents who used the Internet to spread their views. The departure of Google’s search engine in March only capped months ...
    04/8/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • CHINA: China Enacting a High-Tech Plan to Track People
    Both steps are officially aimed at fighting crime and developing better controls on an increasingly mobile population ... large-scale use of law enforcement surveillance cameras — a tactic that would have drawn international criticism in the years ...
    08/11/2007 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Police State FEMA Camp Warning: “Private Prison Space Is ...
    Police State FEMA Camp Warning: “Private Prison Space Is Being Created To House Future Political Dissidents”
    11/27/2015 - 9:53 pm | View Website
  • If Martial Law Comes to America "Dissidents and ...
    We have seen a dramatic increase in urban warfare exercises conducted in major U.S. cities over the past decade where “dissidents” are arrested and hauled away.
    11/27/2015 - 6:26 pm | View Website
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    11/26/2015 - 11:49 pm | View Website
  • Gramscian damage
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    11/26/2015 - 11:42 pm | View Website
  • Taiwan independence movement
    Taiwan independence movement: Traditional Chinese: 臺灣 獨立 運動 or 台灣 獨立 運動: Simplified Chinese: 台湾 独立 运动
    11/26/2015 - 8:14 pm | View Website
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