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China Launches Massive Surveillance Program on Streets of Tibet

China Launches Massive Surveillance Program on Streets of Tibet

The ancient site of Barkhor in the Tibetan capital often served as a battlefield between Chinese security forces and Tibetans. Today, it’s considered one of the safest places in China. Beijing attributes that peace to a vast on-the-ground surveillance and security network, which it calls “grid management.” According to Chinese state-run media, the government’s program […]

China Shuts Down Mobile Phone Service in Muslim Populated Region

China Shuts Down Mobile Phone Service in Muslim Populated Region

China has shut down mobile phone service for residents in the territory of Xinjiang whom are using certain tools the government fears could be used to orchestrate terrorist attacks or communicate with accomplices overseas. Last week, Xinjiang police began cutting service for people who’ve downloaded popular messaging apps. such as WhatsApp and Telegram, as well […]

China Shuts Down Mobile Phone Service for Xinjiang Residents Infiltrating the Great Firewall

China Shuts Down Mobile Phone Service for Xinjiang Residents Infiltrating the Great Firewall

Police in the Chinese region of Xinjiang are shutting down mobile phone service for people using foreign messaging apps. and software that could give them access to banned websites, according to five residents who spoke with the New York Times. The citizens spoke on condition of anonymity due to fear of backlash from local police […]

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