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China to Introduce Anti-terrorism Law

China will soon have its own “Anti-terrorism Law” and shall submit it to the People’s Congress for approval upon completion, disclosed by Professor Zhao Bingzhi, Dean of the College for Criminal Law Science, Beijing Normal University. Zhao said China started the research on anti-terrorism law after “9.11.” The development work of anti-terrorism law was expedited following July 5 Xinjiang incident which was viewed as a “terrorist act” by some Chinese, including Li Wei, Director of the Anti-terrorism research center of the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations.

Source: Xinhua, September 11, 2009