Skip to comments.China Boosts Ideological Monitoring of Overseas Chinese, Returnees
Posted on 03/28/2018 5:32:00 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
China's ruling Chinese Communist Party appears to be stepping up its monitoring of citizens with overseas links following a massive restructuring of state agencies earlier this month to bring them under direct party control.
Among the changes are an expanded and more visible role for the party's formerly secretive United Front Work Department, which works to ensure cooperation from groups outside the party and government apparatus.
The department has absorbed the functions of the state bureau managing "overseas Chinese affairs," and is charged with the "investigation and study of overseas Chinese affairs at home and abroad," the official news agency Xinhua said, listing the organizational changes voted through at the recent National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing.
"[This will enable the department] to broaden and unify the links between [its work with] overseas Chinese and citizens, and those returning to China," it said.
As the party took over "united front" work with Chinese citizens overseas, a residential compound in Beijing announced that any residents who are overseas Chinese, or returnees from overseas work or study, should register with the authorities.
According to a March 20 directive from the Wangjing Street neighborhood committee in Beijing's Chaoyang district, all long-term residents of the Daxiyang residential community who have returned from overseas work or study, or who are ethnic Chinese citizens of other countries, were required to register with the compound management by March 26 as part of "an investigation into the situation."
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chicom bump for later.....
Having experienced,first hand,the extent to which Chinese authorities “track” individuals (it happened to me during my first visit there in 1981) I can *easily* believe that they keep *very* close track of *all* citizens,residents and visitors just as the Stasi did in East Germany.
Good. Chinese government knows liberalism is a disease.
I work with a lot of Chinese Nationals.
I try to Red Pill them.
I tell them, in a culturally sensitive manner, that their government is responsible for the deaths of tens of millions of their countrymen, some of them eaten.
Am I in effect signing their death warrants?
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