Information on the Jinfeng religion and on the current treatment of its members [CHN20192.E]

No information is currently available on this subject among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

For general information on religion as well as religious rights in China and international human rights law, please consult the attached documents.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Human Rights Quarterly [Baltimore]. August 1994. Vol. 16, No. 3. Eric Kolodner. "Religious Rights in China: A Comparison of International Human Rights Law and Chinese Domestic Legislation," pp. 455-90.

Religion in Politics: A World Guide. 1989. Edited by Stuart Mews. Chicago: St. James Press, pp. 43-48.

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L'état des religions. 1987. Paris: La découverte.

Le grand atlas universalis des religions. 1988. Paris: Universalis.

Les grandes dates de l'Islam. 1990. Paris: Larousse.

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Religion in Politics. 1989. London: St. James Press.

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