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Saudi Intelligence Agency Runs 20 Secret Prisons, Activists Say

Saudi Intelligence Agency Runs 20 Secret Prisons, Activists Say

From the European-Saudi Organization for Human Rights. The Presidency of State Security runs nearly twenty prisons and detention centers across Saudi Arabia, in addition to major prisons with high-security measures such as Al-Ha’ir Prison, Dammam Investigation Prison, Dhahban Prison, and Al-Tarfiya Prison. Monitoring by the European-Saudi Organization confirmed that detainees were subjected to various types...

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Five Charged With Running MSS Operation Against Chinese DIssidents in U.S. 

Five Charged With Running MSS Operation Against Chinese DIssidents in U.S. 

The indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses Wang and four MSS officers of orchestrating a scheme in which Wang, at the directions of MSS, spied on Chinese dissidents and human rights leaders in the United States and abroad. Prosecutors allege that the four Chinese officers sought information on specific individuals and groups that the Chinese government deems...

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Has Interpol Become the Long Arm of Oppressive Regimes? 

Has Interpol Become the Long Arm of Oppressive Regimes? 

Alongside the growth of the most-wanted list, international legal experts say there has also been an alarming phenomenon of countries using Interpol for political gain or revenge – targeting nationals abroad such as political rivals, critics, activists and refugees. It is not known how many of roughly 66,000 active red notices could be based on...

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FSB: O Maior Serviço de Segurança da Europa

FSB: O Maior Serviço de Segurança da Europa

FSB in English | FSB in Russian  A FSB, o maior serviço de segurança da Europa, supostamente emprega 66.000 funcionários uniformizados.  Estabelecida em 1994, a FSB evoluiu a partir da KGB da era comunista. É a equivalente russa do FBI americano e da Patrulha de Fronteira juntos. As principais responsabilidades da FSB são controlar as...

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MSE: Agência de Controle Social

MSE: Agência de Controle Social

MSS in Simplified Chinese | MSS in English Há poucas agências de inteligência com uma agenda mais ambiciosa do que a do Ministério de Segurança do Estado da China. O MSE é responsável pelas missões de inteligência externa e contraespionagem do governo, assim como pelos programas de segurança interna. Apesar dos relatos de tumultos internos,...