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Right to remain silent: A policeman yawns while standing guard outside the Beijing court where prominent Chinese legal activist Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to four years in prison for his role in organizing protests, furthering a crackdown on a rights movement he championed. | AFP-JIJI

Chinese Media Complains About ‘Clumsy, Droopy, Paunchy, Old’ Security Guards

China’s state-run Global Times published a scathing critique of Chinese security staff on Wednesday, deriding many security guards as poorly trained, out-of-shape, and too elderly for their demanding positions. Although it was only very briefly mentioned in the article, this concern was prompted by last week’s attack on a school classroom in Beijing.

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Princeton to Provide Access to Guns for Security Guards After Oregon Shooting

In the wake of the October 1 shooting that left nine dead at Umpqua Community College (UCC), Princeton University has announced that it will be augmenting its policy on gun-free Department of Public Safety officers so as to provide those officers access to rifles that can be used in the event of an attack.

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Protesters Shut Down Oakland Whole Foods

Over a dozen protesters, irate about the treatment of a black man by a black security guard at a Whole Foods several weeks ago, shut the Oakland store down on Thursday.