Steven Aftergood writes on fas.org: The Chinese Communist Party employs a growing network of student informants who monitor political expression on university campuses and denounce professors and students for politically...
by Don Weinland | Sep 5, 2010
While economic growth has often been cited as the key to social stability, officials of Lianjiang, Guangdong say social stability is the key to economic growth. The county-level city spends more than $4.5 million anually on social stability, and the figure is set to increase.
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 23, 2010
Fresh details surfaced about how a local Domestic Security Department (DSD) of Public Security built its informants network on the ground. CDT online investigation has obtained the following document, published on the news site...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 11, 2010
The Guardian reports on the recent interview with a police chief about the use of informants: The director of an inner Mongolian public security bureau said officers had recruited 12,093 of his county’s 400,000 inhabitants...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 7, 2010
A recent translation by CDT of an internal document by a local officer of the Domestic Security Department (DSD) revealed some of the working methods and mechanisms of China’s secret police work at the ground level. That...
by Paulina Hartono | Oct 28, 2009
A new website under the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection for reporting corrupt official activities, www.12388.gov.cn, has just opened. From China News Service [CN], translated by CDT: Following the opening of last...
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