Latest Religion in the People's Republic of China Stories
By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to the White House on Thursday drew hundreds of protesters, from yellow-clad Falun Gong disciples to Taiwanese nationalists waving green flags and Tibetan youth groups.
By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing showed off a special team of crack police ahead of the 2008 Olympics on Friday with a Hollywood-style demonstration of riot control, hostage situations and explosions as the city's top policeman vowed a secure Games.
By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday named Asian communist states China, North Korea and Vietnam, as well as military-run Myanmar, as serious violators of religious freedom in an annual State Department report to Congress.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, which does not recognize theVatican, has arrested an underground Roman Catholic bishop, aU.S.-based religious rights group said, quashing hopes of anysudden rapprochement between Beijing and the Holy See.
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