(中央領導小組). A group established by CCP to focus on extremely high priority issues (regarded as existential threats to the CCP). Such groups are invariably headed by a member of the Standing Committee of the CCP Politburo.
Nearly 100 Folk Religion Sites Suppressed in Three Provinces
As a result of crackdowns launched in April in the provinces of Zhejiang, Henan, and Hebei, some temples were demolished while others repurposed for government use.
Makers of Religious Statues Suppressed
The Chinese government is expanding the scope of crackdowns on religions by stifling businesses that produce religious items.
Must Raise National Flag and Sing Anthem to Reopen Church
Some state-run churches were allowed to reopen in China after a 5-month lockdown. But only after proving their loyalty to the Communist Party.
Uyghur Traditional Houses Destroyed by the CCP: Another Tool of Cultural Genocide
A fascinating study by Timothy Grose shows how the “Three News” brutal campaign in Xinjiang is transforming domestic spaces to eradicate Uyghur identity.