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 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 ...
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  • Former Vietnamese Official Jailed for Critical Blog Posts
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  • 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: The Secret To Having It All
    China has nuclear weapons (none of its opponents do), massive economic muscle, and the largest armed forces in the region. Thus equipped China can use the “two steps forward, one step back” tactic. This means making a few concessions while steadily ...
    01/26/2013 - 1:50 pm | View Link
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  • Protest and dissent in China
    In spite of restrictions on freedom of association and of speech, a wide variety of protests and dissident movements have proliferated in China, particularly in the ...
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  • 2012 Annual Report | Congressional-Executive Commission on ...
    Congressional-Executive Commission on China 2012 ANNUAL REPORT Table of Contents I. Executive Summary. Overview . Specific Findings and Recommendations
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  • The Epoch Times
    Epoch Times is an independent, global news source, headquartered in New York, with a focus on uncensored China news, culture and science.
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  • Breakout: Inside China's military buildup
    FIGHTING FISHERMEN: Harsh rhetoric from top Chinese military thinkers has widespread public support. Here, a flotilla of Chinese fishing boats steams toward the East ...
    04/26/2015 - 11:59 am | View Website
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