AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

China: The Inconsistent Police State

Posted on Nov 16, 2013

We always knew that China was strict with seeing ID and monitoring people, but the extent to which it does it has been a surprise. An even bigger surprise is which laws are strongly enforced and which seem to be openly flaunted. To enter the Forbidden City in Beijing Annemarie’s bag was searched (as was everyone else’s), but mainly for paperwork, anything that could spread ‘propaganda’. To enter Tiananmen...

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