(社會主義核心價值觀). Also phrased “Core Values of Socialism,” these 12 principles represent the “new interpretation of the Chinese socialism,” as promoted at the 18th National Congress of the CCP. The values are divided into three groups: national (prosperity, democracy, civility, and harmony); social (freedom, equality, justice, and the rule of law); individual (patriotism, dedication, integrity, and friendship). The CCP uses the values in propaganda to force “sinicization” of religions; their promotion is one of the “four requirements” imposed on religious communities. The new Regulation of Religious Affairs demands that religions should “implement core socialist values” (article 4, no. 2).
So, You Want to Report on Xie Jiao and Get Money? The CCP Publish a “Manual of the Informer”
In Inner Mongolia, those who want to denounce banned religious movements for a reward are told how they should be trained and become more skilled.
Organ Harvesting: A Blind Eye to Mass Atrocity
For the CCP, removing and selling organs from prisoners of conscience is a huge business. Democratic countries should stop looking the other way.
House Church Believers Arrested for Practicing Their Faith
It’s increasingly hard for unregistered Protestant churches to survive, as numerous venues are closed to make believers join the official Three-Self Church.
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.