Gao Zhenyu, 61, head of the Religious and Ethnic Affairs Commission in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region, is under investigation for alleged “serious violations of law and discipline”. Photo: WeiboGao Zhenyu, 61, head of the Religious and Ethnic Affairs Commission in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region, is under investigation for alleged “serious violations of law and discipline”. Photo: Weibo
Gao Zhenyu, 61, head of the Religious and Ethnic Affairs Commission in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region, is under investigation for alleged “serious violations of law and discipline”. Photo: Weibo

Chinese religion official in corruption spotlight ‘in aftermath of mosque demolition protest’

  • Gao Zhenyu in detention less than a year after rally in Ningxia forces authorities to call off plans to destroy building

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Gao Zhenyu, 61, head of the Religious and Ethnic Affairs Commission in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region, is under investigation for alleged “serious violations of law and discipline”. Photo: WeiboGao Zhenyu, 61, head of the Religious and Ethnic Affairs Commission in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region, is under investigation for alleged “serious violations of law and discipline”. Photo: Weibo
Gao Zhenyu, 61, head of the Religious and Ethnic Affairs Commission in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region, is under investigation for alleged “serious violations of law and discipline”. Photo: Weibo
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