For too many years now, the Chinese state has been persecuting minority members of its own population, but its methods of oppression and surveillance are becoming increasingly underhand.
As technology advances and steps are made in the world of genetics and genomics, the ability to keep tabs on its own people are reaching new, nefarious, heights.
DNA samples are routinely being taken without the person's consent, and any attempt to refuse or protest can lead to internment and imprisonment.
What's more, the state is going into schools and taking samples from children, again without the consent of the child or the knowledge of the parents.
It has been called a 'Crime Against Humanity' and is regarded around much of the free world as an active genocide.
And this is just the tip of the iceberg...