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Chinese authorities have expelled more than 100 Tibetan nuns from a convent in a southwestern Tibetan county near the border with Nepal, sending them back to their family homes and requiring them to wear lay dress, according to Tibetan sources.
Chinese authorities in the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang have tightened up rules forbidding anyone under the age of 18 from following a religion, targeting families whose children study the Quran or fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with hefty fines.
A Tibetan monk charged with inciting Tibetans to oppose Chinese rule has been ordered jailed for 12 years, according to sources who say he is being confined in a prison notorious for its abusive treatment of prisoners.
Christians from "house churches" in China claim they are being unfairly targeted by police as part of a crackdown on "evil cults"
Popular Tibetan religious teacher Khenpo Kartse has been handed a two-and-a-half-year prison term in a secret trial in Tibet after being held in detention for nearly a year, according to a Tibetan source.
The daughters of a veteran Chinese dissident jailed in September after he protested his youngest child's ban from schools in the eastern province of Anhui have been granted political asylum in the United States, a U.S.-based rights group said on Thursday.
Chinese authorities in Inner Mongolia are continuing to hold veteran dissident Hada under "residential surveillance," even after his release from unofficial detention, a U.S.-based rights group said on Thursday.
Chinese authorities in the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang on Friday rejected an appeal by jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti against his life sentence for "separatism."
Chinese authorities in the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang put on trial seven former students of jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti on “separatism' charges on Tuesday, according to a top human rights lawyer.
Authorities in the Chinese capital have indicted two prominent rights lawyers on charges related to separatism and subversion, paving the way for an imminent trial, the indicted men's attorneys said.