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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.
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.
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.
Communist Party officials continue to target churches and church leaders as part of a major crackdown on Christianity
An ethnic minority Muslim Uyghur farmer serving a 10-year sentence for “illegal religious activities” has died in jail in western China’s Xinjiang region amid concerns of torture, his brother said.
Authorities have confiscated the residency permits and other personal documents of a group of Tibetan nomads in northwestern China's Qinghai province who refused to move from their traditional grazing grounds to impoverished resettlement towns, according to Tibetan sources.
Twenty-five years after he played a leading role in the 1989 pro-democracy protests on Beijing's Tiananmen Square, exiled activist Zhou Fengsuo has joined another student-led mass movement—in Hong Kong.
Authorities in the central Chinese city of Wuhan on Friday detained a prominent women's rights activist after she organized an online activity in support of Hong Kong's Occupy Central pro-democracy movement.
Individuals who have loudly petitioned the Chinese state to compensate them for harm they have suffered at the hands of corrupt officials are now going to be paid hush money during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.