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  • More Than 100 Nuns Expelled From Convent in Tibetan County

    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.

  • China Clamps Down on 'Underage Religion' Among Muslim Uyghurs

    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.

  • Tibetan Protest Monk Gets 12 Years, Confined in 'Torture Jail'

    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 Christians under pressure from 'anti-cult' campaign

    Christians from "house churches" in China claim they are being unfairly targeted by police as part of a crackdown on "evil cults"

  • Tibetan Religious Leader Secretly Sentenced to Two-and-a-Half Years in Jail

    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.

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