The United Nations body, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, established in 2006 to promote and protect human rights throughout the world. It replaced the U.N, Commission of Human Rights, established in 1946 and widely criticized for not being effective enough.
The EU Will Have Another Special Envoy for Religious Liberty in the World
The office was restored, after the European Commission dismantled it and many protested. While his or her name is still unknown, the work of the next Envoy must start from China.
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.
Cultural Revolution Returns: Everything Religious is Purged
From crosses on graves to traditional Buddhist and Taoist attire and even signboards of martial art schools—all religious symbols and names ordered to be removed.
400+ Protestant Venues Destroyed or Closed in Shangrao City
The CCP continues cracking down on house churches and state-approved venues in the southeastern province of Jiangxi.