The new task force has vowed to “hit hard on subversive activities, terrorist acts, ethnic secession and religious extremism”. Photo: AP
The new task force has vowed to “hit hard on subversive activities, terrorist acts, ethnic secession and religious extremism”. Photo: AP

China sets up task force to boost political policing amid threats to stability

  • Working group is part of high-level enforcement body established in April to ‘strike hard on activities that could undermine political security’
  • It comes as Beijing faces growing criticism over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak

The new task force has vowed to “hit hard on subversive activities, terrorist acts, ethnic secession and religious extremism”. Photo: AP
The new task force has vowed to “hit hard on subversive activities, terrorist acts, ethnic secession and religious extremism”. Photo: AP
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