(中國反邪教協會), known outside of China as China Anti-Cult Association, was founded in November 2000. Officially a private association, it maintains in fact close ties with the CCP and is generally perceived as part of its apparatus.
Police Harass and Beat Believers Protecting Temples
Authorities in Anhui Province use force against people who try to prevent demolitions of their worship venues.
Nearly 120 Church of Almighty God Members Arrested
In August, authorities in Zhejiang and Shandong provinces launched unified arrest operations, utilizing the data collected through long-term tracking of believers.
Prayer Inscriptions on Hui Muslims’ Homes Banned
Government officials across China expand Islam “sinicization” campaign by ordering to conceal traditional Islamic duas— prayers of supplication or request.
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.