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VIDEO: PBS Reports Chinese dissidents, whistleblowers and petitioners incarcerated in psych wards just as they were in Soviet Russia

PBS News special report: Chinese dissidents, whistleblowers and government petitioners are being labeled “mentally ill” incarcerated in psychiatric wards and subjected to electroshock—a tactic reminiscent of Soviet Russia and the alliance between psychiatry and the police state. The marriage of psychiatry with communist/socialist and police state regimes has spanned countries across the globe as an effective means to deal with political dissension.