Facilities where inmates are subject to six hours of mandatory indoctrination every day, but unlike in the transformation through education camps, are allowed to return to their homes at night and should report again to the class the following morning. In Xinjiang, the inmates, most of them Uyghur Muslims who do not speak Chinese, are compelled to recite or sing the national anthem in Chinese, and reportedly beaten if they are unable to comply. Although less harsh than the transformation through education camps, the mandatory indoctrination classes are not simple “schools” either, and there have been reports of inmates who have committed suicide, unable to bear the mistreatments any further.
Bloody Holy Spirit Members Sentenced in Jiangxi
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The Ghent Jehovah’s Witness Decision: Anomaly or a New Reality?
In an unprecedented ruling, judges turned the long-standing interpretation of articles 9, 10, 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights on its head.