A religious group that (a) has been established at a comparatively recent date (although some include groups founded in the 19th century) and (b) significantly diverges for its beliefs and practices from the oldest, traditional, “mainline” religions with which it coexists in a given geographical area.
China’s Scholars Thorn Between Self-Censorship and Beijing’s Ostracism
Those who tell the truth are sanctioned by the CCP. Those still allowed to visit China and attend events there are asked to stop telling the truth.
House Church Under Attack in Guiyang
Guiyang Renai Reformed Church organized private meetings in a hotel room. After a police raid, three members and the elder were arrested.
Confirmed: CCP Hackers Target Pro-Uyghur Accounts on Facebook
A secret group known as Earth Empusa or Evil Eye is attacking and spying the accounts of those exposing repression in Xinjiang.
Costa Rica: Religion-Based Conscientious Objection to Taking Oaths Denied
A hairdresser refused to submit a sworn declaration about the health inspection of his shop, claiming swearing is against the Bible.