China’s underground Catholic churches resist mounting Beijing pressure to control religion

China’s underground Catholic churches resist mounting Beijing pressure to control religion

Updated April 01, 2018 08:35:54 Photo: Mindong’s underground churches are being pushed to join the “Patriotic Association”. (ABC News: Ziyuan Wang) Related Story: ‘We have restored it’: The rise of Daoism in China Related Story: Chinese Communist Party readies crackdown on Christianity On a windy evening in the hills of …

Victoria Police should ‘resist the trend’ towards militarisation with new powerful weapons

Victoria Police should ‘resist the trend’ towards militarisation with new powerful weapons

Posted March 29, 2018 18:35:35 Photo: We need to be careful about militarising the police, Mr Goldsworthy said. (ABC News: Margaret Burin ) An expert has warned arming Victorian Police with military-style semi-automatic firearms could risk militarising the police force, putting us on a similar path to the United States. …