Chinese Regime

In China, the Party Can Call Anything a State Secret, Including Public Information

A Chinese paramilitary soldier yawns as he stands at attention while guarding in Tiananmen Square on Oct. 20, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
A Chinese paramilitary soldier yawns as he stands at attention while guarding in Tiananmen Square on Oct. 20, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Two current legal cases in China have shone a light on a vaguely-worded, but highly powerful instrument wielded by the Communist Party: State Secrets. One...

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