Published by AFP, 28 December 2009
BEIJING — A top police official in China has ordered pre-emptive strikes against perceived threats to social order in a speech published Monday, just days after a key political dissident was jailed.
“Hostile forces” both in and outside China were seeking to inflame growing social discontent in an effort to create instability, Vice Minister of Public Security Yang Huanning said in a speech carried by state news websites.
He pointed the finger of blame at anti-China forces in the troubled regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, where Tibetans and ethnic Uighur Muslims have recently rioted against Chinese rule.
Click here to read moreContinue Reading →