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Tibetan exiles say Chinese authorities have expanded a re-education campaign in the restive county of Driru by locking down at least three monasteries and calling back locals who were studying outside of the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR.
Chinese authorities posted unarmed Uyghur auxiliary policemen at the frontline of an attack on a police station in Xinjiang which left three of them dead before a SWAT team gunned down the assailants, witnesses and family members of the deceased said Friday.
Chinese authorities have detained seven Tibetans, including three monks, as they stepped up a security crackdown following the latest self-immolation protest against Beijing's rule in a Tibetan-populated county in China’s northwestern Qinghai province, according to sources.
The two young priests gave catechism classes to adults in Qinyuan. Faithful who helped them are fined. Some Catholics hope that the concentration of power in the National Security Council will lessen patriotic association’s power and enhance religious freedom. Others fear the situation will worsen because reforms reaffirm the Communist Party monopoly of power.
A young Tibetan monk burned himself Monday in protest against Chinese rule in Tibetan-populated areas and demanding the return of Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, sources said.
>A law professor in China says he has been sacked after refusing to apologise for writing articles criticising the government.
The United States is calling on China to release jailed Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo, five years after the scholar and human rights activist was placed in detention.
Commentaries by two of China's most influential news outlets suggesting that the country's air pollution crisis was not without a silver lining drew a withering reaction on Tuesday from internet users and other media.
The family of jailed Inner Mongolian dissident Batzangaa says his health is deteriorating in prison, where he is serving a three-year jail term for "economic crimes," while the couple's eldest daughter is suffering from mental health problems during her father's absence.
Beijing officials on Tuesday hit out at international concern over its human rights situation, saying that only the Chinese people have the right to speak out on the subject.