Beijing Police

Anti-porn arrests hit offshore website

Mainland police have detained more than 2,100 suspects in the biggest crackdown against pornography in terms of the number of arrests, Beijing municipal police said yesterday.

Tuesday, 14 August, 2012, 7:50pm

Police disrupt independents' campaigning

Beijing police disrupted a gathering of 13 independent candidates for seats in grass-roots people's congresses yesterday and took away one of the contenders.

It was the second time in a week that police had tried to block election campaigns by the group of independent candidates seeking to stand in district-level polls in November.

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Beijing police target black men in 'brutal' anti-drug operation

Dozens of black tourists and expatriates, including the son of the Grenadian ambassador, were arrested and some badly beaten during an apparently indiscriminate anti-drug operation by Beijing police.

About 30 men, mostly African or Caribbean, were detained as dozens of baton-wielding security guards and uniformed police swept through Beijing's nightlife district, Sanlitun.

24 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Anti-graft activists detained

Two activists from Liaoning who helped villagers petition Beijing over an alleged illegal land seizure have been held by local authorities for more than a month, the New York-based Human Rights in China reported.

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Beijing police begin a long drive to improve ahead of Olympics

Police in Beijing yesterday launched a demonstration of driving skills in front of the overseas media, marking the beginning of a campaign to enhance officers' professional skills before the 2008 Olympic Games.

17 Aug 2003 - 12:00am