(Coordination des associations et des particuliers pour la liberté de conscience). A French NGO created in 2000 to defend religious liberty. It has been accredited, and received consultative status, by the ECOSOC, the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
Kazakhstan: Kaisha Akhan, Another Asylum Seeker from Xinjiang in Trouble
The young woman escaped China to avoid being detained in a camp. She now risks to be deported back there.
Christians Coerced into Removing Crosses from Churches
The CCP comes up with new pretexts to suppress people of faith. In Zhejiang Province, believers’ businesses are threatened if they disobey government orders.
Awards Offered to Snitch on Unregistered Religious Venues
To prevent members of state-run churches from joining unregistered places of worship, the government implements new repressive measures to control them.
One More Priest Tortured to Force Him into Official Church
Father Liu Maochun from the Diocese of Mindong, who refuses to join the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association, was arrested and deprived of sleep to break his will.