(公安部反邪教局). Not to be confused with Office 610, it is a bureau (局) set up to fight the xie jiao under the Ministry of Public Security. Like Office 610, it was established in 1999. It brought together units from the PLA, Public Security, and SARA.
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Did the Australian Royal Commission report really uncover hundreds of “hidden” cases? Or was a religious minority unfairly targeted?
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Japanese judges confirm that kidnapping and detaining believers for the purpose of coercively “de-converting” them is a crime.
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