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“We Could Disappear at Any Time”: Retaliation and Abuses Against Chinese Petitioners

“We Could Disappear at Any Time”: Retaliation and Abuses Against Chinese Petitioners

This 2005 report is the first in-depth look at the treatment of Chinese citizens who travel to Beijing to demand redress to their complaints of mistreatment by officials. While petitioning has long been in use in China, it is now on the rise; an estimated ten million petitions were filed in 2004...