(Domestic Security Protection Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security) 國保局: Also known as Bureau 1 of the Ministry of Public Security, and formerly known as the Political Protection Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security, it was established on the model of the State Political Administration of the Soviet Union. It oversees the network including the local units known as National Security Brigade, National Security Corps, and National Security Division, and coordinates the crackdown on political and religious dissidents.
Afraid to Seek Medical Care, Believer on the Run Dies
For runaway Church of Almighty God members, seeking medical care means being found by the state. Many are arrested in hospitals; others die of untreated illnesses.
Persecution of Rebellious Catholic Churches Intensifies
Pressure on China’s Catholic conscientious objectors to join the Patriotic Church continues, as churches are shut, priests hunted down, congregations intimidated.
The US Uyghur Human Rights Act: The CCP Finally Unmasked
Signed by President Trump, it defends those who are persecuted in Xinjiang for their ethnicity and religion, and exposes the Chinese regime’s racist policy.
Chinese Government Spends Millions to Rectify Mosques
Authorities in Hui populated areas launched campaigns to “sinicize” mosques amid the coronavirus outbreak. More are planned for later this year and 2021.