Five employees of the Unirule Institute of Economics, one of China’s leading liberal think tanks, were trapped behind bars on Tuesday as a property dispute turned ugly. Photo: Unirule Institute of Economics

Chinese government pressured property agent into welding iron gates to liberal think tank office doors, penning in workers, director says

Unirule Institute of Economics employees trapped for over an hour as authorities try to silence ‘different voice’, its director says.

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Five employees of the Unirule Institute of Economics, one of China’s leading liberal think tanks, were trapped behind bars on Tuesday as a property dispute turned ugly. Photo: Unirule Institute of Economics
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