RUSSIA: Siberian Court orders Falun Gong movement banned

RUSSIA: Siberian Court orders Falun Gong movement banned

Jul 14, 2021 | Freedom of Religion and Belief | HRWF A Siberian regional court has banned Falun Gong, the Chinese spiritual movement that China’s Communist Party has sought to stamp out since the late 1990s. The ruling, by an appeals court in the city of Novosibirsk,...
Pakistan: Sikhs Protest Disrepair of Historical Temple

Pakistan: Sikhs Protest Disrepair of Historical Temple

June 25th 2021 | Massimo Introvigne | BitterWinter Chak Fateh Bhinder is a village in Daska tehsi of Sialkot district of Pakistan’s Punjab. It is not a famous village, except that Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, stopped there after completing his...
RUSSIA: Siberian Court orders Falun Gong movement banned

Road to Ban Falun Gong in Russia Continues, U.S. React

July 12th 2021 | Massimo Introvigne | BitterWinter Bitter Winter has reported in the past about the maneuvers of Russian anti-cultists such as Alexander Dvorkin and Roman Silantyev to have Falun Gong banned in Russia as an “extremist” organization. Falun Gong has been...
Religion in India: Tolerance and Segregation

Religion in India: Tolerance and Segregation

June 29th 2021 | Pew Research Center More than 70 years after India became free from colonial rule, Indians generally feel their country has lived up to one of its post-independence ideals: a society where followers of many religions can live and practice freely....