(SSD) 國家安全廳: A province-level intelligence state security agency, including each State Security Department operating in a province, municipality, or autonomous region. During National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in 2018, State Security Department in each region began to be re-designated to State Security Committee, which is subordinated to a local Party Committee.
French Law on “Separatism”: Amendment Battles in the Senate
Positive and negative changes have been introduced, and some passed, at the Commission on Laws stage. The text will go to the Senate’s floor on March 30.
Operation North: When Stalin Deported the Jehovah’s Witnesses
Seventy years ago, 9,793 believers were taken from their homes in Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and sent to Siberia.
Association of Disciples: Two Making Red Cross Flags Arrested in Hunan
Sewing the wrong flag will land you in jail for several years in China.
181 Association of Disciples Members Arrested in Ningxia
Local authorities claim this is a fruit of their model policy of offering large rewards to those who denounce devotees of banned religious groups.