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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    Spiked batons, neck-chains and shock shields: Report slams China's 'tools of torture' trade

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 07:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The human rights advocacy group Amnesty International has criticised China in a new report for failing to regulate the production and international trade of excessively violent law enforcement equipment such as spiked batons or thumb cuffs. The report, released on Tuesday by Amnesty and the industry consultancy Omega Research Foundation, ...

  2. News - China - SECURITY

    Dozens of axe-wielding attackers shot dead by police during attacks in Xinjiang

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 11:14pm by Li Jing

    ... dead 13 people who attacked a police station in Yecheng county, also near Kashgar. Additional reporting by Keith Zhai, Patrick Boehler and Erin Hale   ...

  3. News - China Insider - SECURITY

    Chinese ministry tells police to do their job, not get drunk and brawl

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 01:19pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com China’s Ministry of Public Security has called on members of the country’s police force to do their job properly, according to a notice issued on Sunday. “Public security police officers are absolutely not allowed to not act courageously when the masses are in danger,” the ministry said. The notice also says police officers are barred from ...

  4. News - China Insider - SECURITY

    China replaces South Korea as East Asia’s largest defence equipment importer

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:06pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com China overtook South Korea as East and Southeast Asia’s largest importer of defence equipment last year as imports in the region rose more than eight times faster than global trade of defence equipment. Regional growth in imports was led by China as the world’s second-largest economy faces territorial disputes with neighbours ...

  5. News - China Insider - SECURITY

    India’s armed forces set up ‘think tank cells’ to study China

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 02:26pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com India’s armed forces, the world’s third largest active military, have set up “China cells” tasked to develop a better understanding of the country’s northeastern neighbour as a new round of border talks have failed to find a lasting solution to the two countries’ territorial dispute in the Himalayas. A team of army officers has been ...

  6. News - China Insider - SECURITY

    Three blasts take Myanmar bombing spree to Chinese border

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 04:56pm by Associated Press in Yangon and Patrick Boehler

    ... Associated Press in Yangon and Patrick Boehler Three bombs exploded at a Myanmese border town with China, killing one person, police said on Thursday. The blasts in Namkham in Myanmar’s Shan State, kilometres away from Yunnan province, are the latest in a series of unexplained explosions to hit Myanmar since last Friday. One person was killed and at least six people were ...



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