(省級行政區). The highest level (first) of the administrative division of China, including the province (省), the autonomous region (自治區), the municipality (直轄市), and the special administrative region (特別行政區).
Tibetan Buddhism ‘Sinicized’ Across Inland China
Implementing President Xi Jinping’s orders to advance the ‘sinicization’ of Tibetan Buddhism, local authorities eradicate traditional architecture and symbols.
Bishop Jia Zhiguo Under House Arrest Again
The popular bishop was taken away by authorities on August 10. He has been harassed for months to close an orphanage for disabled children he runs for 30 years.
A Thousand-Year-Old Tibetan Buddhist Temple Destroyed in Shanxi
The Fuyun Temple in the northern province of Shanxi was demolished after several attempts by the government to rectify it.
Inner Mongolia: The CCP Tries to Blame All Problems on “Cults”
While protests on school reforms continue, the authorities launch a “Prevention of Xie Jiao Propaganda Month,” and claim that banned religious groups are threatening the region’s stability