(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.
The Story of Two Falun Gong Shopkeepers
Liang Shunjing and Deng Xiufen, husband and wife, had a successful electrical appliance store. They lost it, and are now serving a ten-year jail sentence.
U.S. Supreme Court Cancels California Donor-Disclosure Rules
As the Supreme Court itself stated in its majority opinion, the decision also protects controversial religious organizations.
Russian Orthodox Church: Internecine Struggle About “Cults”
Dvorkin’s organization admits that criticism of anti-cultism “has spread even within the Church.” One of the academic critics is losing his chair.
Karaoke in China: Religious Songs Forbidden
The CCP issues regulations on a very popular form of entertainment. It is also forbidden to sing that Taiwanese girls are sexy.