CIA Views China’s “Student Informant System”

Steven Aftergood writes on 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...

Southern Daily: County-level City Buys Social Stability at a High Price

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.

Chinese Police Admit Enormous Number of Spies

The Telegraph follows up on the Xinhua interview with a local police chief about the use of informants in police work: Experts said the number of spies in China’s major cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai, and in more...

Snitching for China Leads to Sorrow and Exile

The AP follows up on the saga of Li Yuzhou, who informed on four young activists known as the New Youth Study Group, resulting in their lengthy prison terms. Li is now in Thailand, facing deportation back to China: Li’s...



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