In the terminology of sociologist Fenggang Yang, the segment of Chinese religion including Churches, communities, mosques, and temples that are not part of the red market, i.e. refuse to join the five official religious organizations, yet are not listed as xie jiao. Religious organizations in the gray market are illegal, but being active in one of them (unlike being active in a xie jiao) is not a crime. They were alternatively persecuted and at least half-tolerated for decades, until the new Regulation on Religious Affairs indicated the CCP’s intention of no longer tolerating them.
The Great Purge of China Legal History
China operated the largest data base of legal decisions in the world. Until it realized it offered ammunition to critics—including Bitter Winter.
Jehovas Zeugen und sexueller Missbrauch: 3. Einige häufige Missverständnisse
Sowohl offizielle Berichte als auch Medien verwechseln oft "institutionellen" Missbrauch in religiösen Einrichtungen und Missbrauch, der in Familien geschieht, die zufällig auch religiös sind.
Anti-Einstein Relativity Research Association Banned As a “Cult”
The Beijing-based group, whose theories were once supported by Mao, was liquidated on June 30, after New Ager Guo Ping was appointed its Vice President.
A Tai Ji Men Side Event at the International Religious Freedom Summit
During the largest religious liberty gathering of 2021, panelists re-examined the long-lasting religious liberty and tax case in Taiwan.