On orders from the top, local governments are investigating workers, threatening to cut pensions, and restricting social media. Examples from Inner Mongolia.
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Over 100 Church of Almighty God members were arrested during a nationwide crackdown before the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.
He was once a famous actor in China. Then, he converted to The Church of Almighty God and escaped religious persecution by fleeing to South Korea. The CCP keeps persecuting him even there.
A comprehensive crackdown is in progress: believers registered, sent to transformation through education “classes,” more surveillance cameras installed.
A journalist who was arrested and tortured for being a member of The Church of Almighty God tells his story as a prisoner of faith in China.
Cities and villages across Shanxi are implementing special measures as part of the nation-wide “struggle to clean up gang crime and eliminate evil.” Promoted as a campaign against organized crime, it is yet one more of President Xi’s initiatives targeting religious groups and churches in China.
Authorities in China’s provinces proactively respond to President Xi Jinping’s order to intensify the crackdown on beliefs and use the same methods as those employed to eliminate gang crime.
Since the beginning of this year, when China launched a nationwide campaign to “clean up gang crime and eliminate evil,” local governments across the country are persecuting certain religious groups using the same techniques as for combating organized crime. Other methods are also widely employed.
Refusing to be controlled by the government, house churches are deemed illegal and are suppressed in the name of eliminating “gangs and evil forces.”