It stands for Chinese Communist Party, which from 1949 controls all social and political life in China. Members of CCP should in principle be self-proclaimed atheists. The ultimate goal of CCP is suppression of religion. However, how this goal is achieved has varied during time, and after Chairman Mao’s death the CCP has acknowledged that, notwithstanding its efforts, religions may survive in China for a long time.
A Jewish-Uyghur Solidarity Passover Seder with a Difference
Each of the Four Cups was raised to symbolize Uyghur’s captivity and hoped-for deliverance.
Jehovah’s Witnesses: Disfellowshipping, Shunning, and the Ghent Ruling
Many do not understand how shunning exactly works. Erroneous representations of the practice may have influenced the Ghent judges.
The Geography of Terror: A List of Camps Where Ethnic Kazakhs Are Detained
New camps are established around factories (for forced labor) but also around hospitals, perhaps connected with organ harvesting.
UK: Genocide Amendment Defeated 318–300 in the House of Commons
As a “compensation,” Chinese officials responsible for atrocities in Xinjiang were sanctioned by the House of Commons.