Editor’s Note: The tyrannical hybrid communist regime of China is mimicking the West’s terror tactics, as Russia has also done. I’m starting to suspect the pro-Chinese pundits in the alt-media are paid trolls of Beijing.
Alex Newman / The New American
The Communist Chinese dictatorship approved a controversial “anti-terror” decree last month that, among other troubling provisions, purports to authorize foreign deployments of police, soldiers, and special forces to battle alleged “terrorists” and “extremists” — or perhaps dissidents so labeled by the regime — wherever they may be in the world.
The new decree, approved by the Communist Party of China’s Politburo before being rubber-stamped by the pseudo-“legislature” on December 27, also orders technology firms to cooperate with the dictatorship in hunting down its enemies, shredding privacy, and censoring speech. The widely criticized scheme also imposes new censorship rules on the regime’s “media” organs and even on social media, while forcing all service providers to “check the identity of clients.”
Despite the regime’s international propaganda efforts, global criticism of the edict and its implications for China and beyond is still growing louder. Just as The New American warned as recently as a few months ago, however, the brutal autocracy in Beijing cited similar precedents established by Western governments as justification for its own dangerous moves. “This rule accords with the actual work need of fighting terrorism and is basically the same as what other major countries in the world do,” explained Li Shouwei, deputy head of the criminal division of Beijing’s “parliament.” He may well have had Obama in mind.
Under the new terror decree, the regime’s so-called “People’s Liberation Army” is authorized to become involved in terror operations worldwide. “Terrorism is the public enemy of mankind, and the Chinese government will oppose all forms of terrorism,” declared terror boss An Weixing at Beijing’s “Public Security Ministry,” among the most brutal terror tentacles of the regime. He pointed to alleged militants among long-oppressed Muslim Uyghur communities in occupied “East Turkestan,” which the regime refers to as Xinjiang, as an example of the alleged threat the regime faces.
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