From the Guardian:
“Beijing accused a U.S. advisory panel on Tuesday of taking “potshots” at China in a report that accuses the government of imprisoning and torturing people for practicing their religion.
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom said in its findings last week that every religious community in China continues to be subject to serious restrictions, state control, and repression.
The report shows the panel’s ignorance and prejudice regarding China. It skewed and attacked China’s policy on religion and ethnic minorities,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said in a statement posted on the ministry’s Web site. ‘China expresses strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition,’ it said.” [Full Text]