Spending too much time on foreign websites - point deduction! Treating your neighbors with respect - point reward! That's how China's soon-to-be mandatory social credit system will control its citizens and keep them on the moral high ground.
Members of the Uighur community and others Muslims in China have been treated as "enemies of the state" and held in secret camps, a UN anti-discrimination body has said. Beijing has previously denied such camps exist.
The grand mosque in remote northern China was slated to be demolished, according to local officials who said it had not been granted proper permits. A rare protest has been held to save the building.
China wants to introduce a Social Credit System to rate its citizens’ trustworthiness. Unconcerned about privacy protection, the government is billing the project as a cure for all manner of economic and social ills.
A Buddhist abbot in China is accused of sexually harassing female worshippers. The #MeToo movement isn't new to the country, yet victims have little chance of recourse as the state seems to protect powerful perpetrators.
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