(家庭教會). Protestant Chinese Churches (some may have millions of members, so that the label house Churches may be somewhat misleading, as is the alternative translation “family churches”) that refuse to join the government-controlled Three Self Church. The majority of Chinese Protestants belong to the house churches. Part of the gray market (except those the CCP decides to label as xie jiao, thus moving them to the black market), they are increasingly persecuted under the new Regulation on Religious Affairs.
US State Department Hits CCP Officials Responsible for Atrocities in Xinjiang
One of them is Mr. Chen Quanguo, the CCP Secretary of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. His indictment is the first step in the application of the “Global Magnitsky Act”
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.
For China’s Rights Defenders, Fighting the State Leads to Prison
A law that the CCP uses widely to silence those protesting its autocratic rule lists 32 instances when petitioning the government may result in hefty sentences.
Kids Told to Praise the State and President on Children’s Day
Instead of celebrating childhood, China’s boys and girls had to sing patriotic songs, applaud the country’s leaders for fighting COVID-19 and alleviating poverty.