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China Passes Wide-Ranging National Security Law Expanding Internet Control

China has passed a wide-ranging national security law expanding its legal reach over the internet and even outer space as concerns grow about ever-tighter limits on rights. Since Xi Jinping came to power, the ruling Communist party has overseen a crackdown on activists, while unrest related to the mainly Muslim region of Xinjiang has worsened and spread. Zheng Shuna, a senior official at the National People's Congress (NPC), said: "China's national security situation has become increasingly severe."

Read full story: The Guardian

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