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The flags of the People's Republic of China and of Vatican City.

Chinese campaigns to control Christianity worsened in 2019, watchdog says

Mar 10, 2020

The Chinese government’s campaign to develop “religion with Chinese characteristics” has increased persecution of the country’s Christians, the human rights... Read more

Uyghurs at a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, September 2010.

Leak from Xinjiang shows some Uyghurs are detained for family size

Feb 17, 2020

A leaked document from a county in China's northwest details the personal information of some 3,000 Uyghurs. It gives violation... Read more

Uyghurs at a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, September 2010.

China defends detention of Muslims in Xinjiang

Nov 18, 2019

The Chinese government is defending its policy of mass detention and re-education of Muslims in the country's northwest as an... Read more

Riot police detain two men after clearing protesters from the Central district in Hong Kong, Nov. 13, 2019.

Hong Kong protesters arrested at Catholic church

Nov 13, 2019

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have continued to escalate into violence, with many apparent incidents of forceful police tactics, including... Read more

A display of CCTV products from Hikvision at the Smart China Expo in Chongqing, Aug. 29, 2019. Hikvision was among the firms blacklisted by the US government this week.

US blacklists Chinese groups over repression of Uighurs

Oct 8, 2019

The US Commerce Department on Monday added 28 Chinese organizations to a blacklist barring them from buying products from US... Read more