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CHINA: China's way with protests
The dismissal last weekend of the top Communist Party official in the Xinjiang capital of Urumqi, scene of ethnic violence this year, marks a new stage in the readiness of Chinese authorities to take heed of public protests. While the People’s Republic remains a one-party state with an extensive repressive apparatus and a weak legal system, room for dissent has become greater than is often supposed. A pattern has emerged whereby provincial governments use security forces to check...