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China’s new anti-terror law highlights tensions between national security and digital privacy

Unfortunately for the civilized world, terrorist groups were able to make their mark around the globe in a big way during 2016. Although most of the ire of radicalized criminal sects like ISIL and others are directed at Western world targets like America and France, Eastern powers have not been immune to the sting of irrational hatred. In recent years, many Chinese citizens working abroad have either been kidnapped or killed in terrorist attacks, most recently the four Chinese nationals that died during an Islamic militant raid on a hotel in Bamako, Mali. Regionally, China faces unique tensions from the Uighurs, a population of Muslims situated mainly in China’s Xinjiang province bordering Pakistan and Afghanistan. Clashes between Uighur factions, who allege that China has eroded its economic and cultural autonomy, and Chinese police have left a total of 200 dead on both sides in the second half of 2015.

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China’s new anti-terror law highlights tensions between national security and digital privacy

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