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Draft Law Expands Chinese Police Discretion on Gun Use

Proposed changes to China’s policing law would grant officers greater discretionary power to use firearms in cases involving public and national security, a step that some activists contend could diminish human rights protections.   China last week published draft amendments to its Police Law of 1995. A notice on the Chinese Public Security Bureau’s website said public comment would be accepted through December. One amendment, Article 31, proposes that police be allowed to use...

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