(愛國主義). The CCP uses slogans and rhetoric of civic patriotism to impose obedience on religions through “sinicization,” demanding that the love of country must always come before religion. The love of religion is tolerated just as a provisional and transient condition until all religions are finally eliminated. Through patriotism, “secular liturgies” are introduced in religious communities to ensure their observance of the “Core Socialist Values.”
In 2019, Jiangsu Province Closed Nearly 200 Christian Venues
The six-month-long campaign was launched after President Xi Jinping’s orders to the provincial government to crack down on Christianity.
Over 90 Church of Almighty God Members Arrested in 2 Days
Arrests were made in May during unified operations in Shanxi Province’s Linfen city after targets were tracked and monitored using mass surveillance systems.
Over 40 Old Local Church Venues Stifled in Jiangxi Province
China’s southeastern province continues to intensify religious persecution measures after coronavirus lockdown measures were lifted.
Hong Kong National Security Law, Article 38: We Will Be All Arrested
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