Tag: "Beijing"

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What is a common-crime charge? Or, How to lock people up without International pressure

What is a common-crime charge? Or, How to lock people up without International pressure

China hits activists with common-crime charges Source: DIDI TANG Author: Associated Press In prosecuting the country’s political and social activists, an image-conscious Beijing is shifting its tactics. Beijing is increasingly using public disorder charges to lock up those it considers as nuisances or threats to its rule, rather than filing charges of inciting state subversion […]

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Dead River Pigs and Disease

Dead River Pigs and Disease

How a pandemic happens Here’s how it would happen. Children playing along an urban river bank would spot hundreds of grotesque, bloated pig carcasses bobbing downstream. Hundreds of miles away, angry citizens would protest the rising stench from piles of dead ducks and swans, their rotting bodies collecting by the thousands along river banks. And […]

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Personnel work at the Air Force Space Command Network Operations & Security Center

China Cyber-Espionage – 2/27/13

Experts: China has hacked most of Washington Start asking security experts which powerful Washington institutions have been penetrated by Chinese cyberspies, and this is the usual answer: almost all of them. The list of those hacked in recent years includes law firms, think tanks, news organizations, human rights groups, contractors, congressional offices, embassies and federal […]