Facilities where inmates are subject to six hours of mandatory indoctrination every day, but unlike in the transformation through education camps, are allowed to return to their homes at night and should report again to the class the following morning. In Xinjiang, the inmates, most of them Uyghur Muslims who do not speak Chinese, are compelled to recite or sing the national anthem in Chinese, and reportedly beaten if they are unable to comply. Although less harsh than the transformation through education camps, the mandatory indoctrination classes are not simple “schools” either, and there have been reports of inmates who have committed suicide, unable to bear the mistreatments any further.
Three-Self Church Venues Demolished or Repurposed
Officials suppressed state-approved Protestant venues in Jiangxi Province using a variety of pretexts—for being “dilapidated” or “too eye-catching.”
Seven Years of Torture and Forced Labor
A member of The Church of Almighty God recalls his time in detention after he was arrested and later sentenced for his faith.
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.
Numerous Mosques ‘Sinicized’ Amid the Pandemic
Threatening and intimidating Muslims, the CCP implemented forced rectifications of mosques in Hui-populated areas in Henan, Hebei, and Ningxia.