(街道). One of the smaller administrative units, in which a district is divided. The administrative agency serving the subdistrict is the jiedao bansichu (subdistrict office, 街道辦事處) or simply jiedao ban (街道辦).
Russian Orthodox Church: Internecine Struggle About “Cults”
Dvorkin’s organization admits that criticism of anti-cultism “has spread even within the Church.” One of the academic critics is losing his chair.
Recent Studies on Scientology and “Labeling”
Two articles discuss how applying labels such as “cult” or “extremist” is used to promote discrimination against minority religions.
Misusing Taxes Against Religious Freedom: A Statement Was Filed at UN Human Rights Council
UN Human Rights Council: CAP-LC’s text documents a growing international problems, citing cases in France and the Tai Ji Men case in Taiwan.
Xi Jinping in Tibet: A Sideshow About Water
Tibetans were compelled to stay home while extras in fancy costumes hailed the President’s attempt to sell the controversial “largest dam in the world” project.