Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the national work conference on religious affairs in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the national work conference on religious affairs in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua

China tightens control of religion, with focus on national security

  • In the first national religious work conference since 2016, President Xi Jinping warns that religious activities must stay within the law
  • Further strengthening of online controls on religious affairs were also flagged during the two-day conference in Beijing

Topic |   Religion in China
Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the national work conference on religious affairs in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the national work conference on religious affairs in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
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