- China, Pro-Government Buddhist Abbott Defrocked After a Sexual Scandal
A sordid affair of sex and blackmail ended the monastic career of Sichuan’s Shi Zhaojie, long honored by the CCP as a model “patriotic monk.”
- Superman, Tai Ji Men, and the Long Shadow of the 228 Incident
Decades ago, Kuomintang lost a great occasion to promote real democracy and true justice, casting its dark shadow on the future. The Tai Ji men case shows it all too well.
- Unprecedented Tibetan Protest Against Hydropower Station in Sichuan
The construction of Gangtuo Power Plant compels thousands of Tibetans to relocate. It is about money but also contributes to destroying Tibetan culture and religion.
- Three Killed During an Exorcism in Italy: The Rise and Fall of an Invented “Cult”
In Altavilla Milicia, Sicily, a man allegedly assisted by two friends and by his daughter killed his wife and two sons whom he believe were possessed by the devil. He was not part of any “cult.”