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Muslim pray before the Shaykhs tombs, relics from the 13th century, after Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Niujie mosque, the oldest and largest mosque in Beijing, China, Wednesday, July 6, 2016. The Eid al-Fitr celebrations mark the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Chinese State Media Frets: ‘Religion Has Come Back in a Big Way’

A column in the Chinese state-run newspaper the Global Times quotes political experts warning that “religious extremism” — defined as any religious observance from Islam to Christianity to the Falun Gong group — has become a dire threat to Chinese Communism, and regulation of the internet is key to stopping it.

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Study: China Harvesting Organs from Tens of Thousands of Political Prisoners Annually

Human rights researchers have published an updated study accusing China of conducting tens of thousands of organ transplants using the bodies of political prisoners without their consent. While the practice has been known to occur in the communist nation for decades, Beijing alleges that it long stopped harvesting organs from prisoners of conscience.

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China Bans Beauty Queen from Miss World for Condemning Communism

Anastasia Lin, who was crowned Miss World Canada in May, has been banned from competing for the global beauty pageant title in China. While she was not given a reason for being banned from entering China, she believes her outspoken criticism of the Communist Party has made her a target.

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Report: China Harvests Organs From Live Prisoners

This week, a prominent Japanese university opened an exhibit detailing medical experiments performed upon live American prisoners of war in WW2. Such horrors are not confined to the previous century, according to a documentary by filmmaker Leon Lee, who chronicled the harvesting of organs from tens of thousands of live prisoners in China.