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Thousands of Chinese overseas forced home involuntarily: report

Authorities accused of using threats and even kidnapping to repatriate targets

Chinese police escort a suspect after his landing in Beijing on a flight from the U.S. in 2017.    © AP

HONG KONG -- Days after Wang Yingju criticized China's government on social media, he got word that police had detained his parents in Chongqing and demanded that they persuade him to return home from his studies in Turkey.

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