(文化大革命 or文革). A movement promoted by the CCP between 1966 and 1976 to liquidate what remained of traditional Chinese culture, society and religion, regarded as incompatible with Communism. All religions were prohibited, including those in the red market. As the CCP itself later admitted, the movement caused incommensurable suffering to the Chinese population and ended in disgrace and failure.
In Xinjiang, a Roll Call of Disappearances and Extrajudicial Incarcerations
Three who lost their loved ones tell their stories to Bitter Winter. Now, even being a member of CCP is not enough to escape detention if you are a Uyghur or Kazakh attached to your culture.
New Rules Regarding Foreign Religious Activities in China
Detailed Rules for the Implementation of the Provisions on the Administration of Foreign Religious Activities in the People’s Republic of China (Revised Draft)
More Crosses Toppled from Christian Venues
For over two years now, CCP implements a comprehensive nationwide campaign to remove religious symbols from places of worship, documented here with exclusive pictures.
Taoists Deprived of Temples, Customs, and Traditions
As China’s communist government continues to invade and close down temples, Taoists are banned from wearing traditional clothes and hairstyles.