China accused of using overseas bases to target dissidents


              A Chinese overseas police station reportedly operating without the knowledge of the country's Interior Ministry, in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. China has reportedly established dozens of “overseas police stations” in nations around the world as part of Beijing’s crackdown on corruption. Activists fear such outposts could be used to track and harass dissidents. (AP Photo/Anna Szilagyi)
            
              A Chinese overseas police station reportedly operating without the knowledge of the country's Interior Ministry, in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. China has reportedly established dozens of “overseas police stations” in nations around the world as part of Beijing’s crackdown on corruption. Activists fear such outposts could be used to track and harass dissidents. (AP Photo/Anna Szilagyi)
            
              A Chinese overseas police station reportedly operating without the knowledge of the country's Interior Ministry, in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. China has reportedly established dozens of “overseas police stations” in nations around the world as part of Beijing’s crackdown on corruption. Activists fear such outposts could be used to track and harass dissidents. (AP Photo/Anna Szilagyi)
            
              The Chinese Embassy in Rome, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. China has reportedly established dozens of “overseas police stations” in nations around the world that activists fear could be used to track and harass dissidents as part of Beijing’s crackdown on corruption. Spanish-based non-government group Safeguard Defenders published a report last month called “110 Overseas. Chinese Transnational Policing Gone Wild” that focused on the foreign stations. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              Laura Hart, campaign director of Safeguard Defenders is interviewed by the Associated Press in Rome, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. China has reportedly established dozens of “overseas police stations” in nations around the world that activists fear could be used to track and harass dissidents as part of Beijing’s crackdown on corruption. Spanish-based non-government group Safeguard Defenders published a report last month called “110 Overseas. Chinese Transnational Policing Gone Wild” that focused on the foreign stations. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
China accused of using overseas bases to target dissidents