Falun Gong

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Defendants on trial for the murder of a woman at a McDonald’s restaurant in eastern China in 2014. Her attackers claimed she was a demon when she refused to hand over her mobile phone.

China has put leading members of a banned religious group, the Church of Almighty God, also known as Eastern Lightning, on trial as part of a major cr(...)

China officially tolerates the observance of Buddhism and major religious organisations such as Christianity and Islam. Photograph: Tass via Getty Images

The People’s Daily, the official newspaper of China’s ruling Communist Party, has warned cadres against praying to God and worshipping Buddha, saying (...)

Members of the outlawed Falun Gong organisation play instruments during a rally in Hong Kong. Ireland has been urged tolobby the European Union to confront the Chinese authorities more trenchantly over the forced removal of organs Photograph: Daniel J Groshong/Bloomberg

An estimated 8,000 prisoners of conscience in China have their organs removed forcibly every year to supply a burgeoning transplant market operated by(...)