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The Renaissance of Chinese Censorship

Posted by mikedaum on August 29th, 2007

This reads a bit like an article in The Onion, but I’m pretty sure it’s real.  In an attempt to gain control of who will be the next Dalai Lama, China has passed legislation requiring all reincarnations to be approved by the state.  The new regulations cover both domestic and international reincarnations, so exiled monks definitely must apply.