Sunday, April 1, 2012


The UK Guardian writes:
China has unveiled legislation enshrining police powers to hold people at unknown locations, but has removed a controversial secrecy clause after an outcry.

Experts had warned that the original draft would have legalised disappearances by allowing police to hold some suspects for up to six months without informing their families.

Mr. David T emails:
What's really scary is when it is harder for China to pass detention laws that violate America's Bill of Rights than it is for America to pass similar laws.

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