The Center for Studies on New Religions, the Italian scholarly organization specialized in researching new religious movements that created and manages Bitter Winter.
Rural Settlements Ordered to Intensify Crackdown on Religion
In order to qualify as “Beautiful Villages,” they should report that illegal (and preferably also legal) religious activity has been eradicated.
Grid System Used to Target “Illegal” Religion
The Orwellian system of dividing China into 100x100 meter grids for surveillance now includes grid officers in charge of hunting members of banned religious groups.
Refugees from Xinjiang, Protesters Harassed and Arrested in Kazakhstan
Those who want to prevent ethnic Kazakhs who escaped from China from telling their stories continue to resort to legal and illegal actions.
USCIRF, China Aid Release Yearly Reports on Religious Liberty
China Aid focused on house church Christians persecuted in China, USCIRF singled out 14 countries, insisting for a tougher stand on Russia.