In the terminology of sociologist Fenggang Yang, the segment of religion in China including the five associations—Buddhist, Taoist, Muslim, Protestant (the Three Self Church) and Catholic (the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association)—allowed by the CCP, which appoint its leaders, to operate legally, although with restrictions.
The Tai Ji Men Tax Case: An Economist’s View
What happened in Taiwan is important for economists too. It shows exactly how a tax system, confronted with spiritual movements, should not operate.
Persecution of The Church of Almighty God: From Bad to Worse
The British Conservative Party Human Rights Commission report called again the attention on a brutal campaign of repression, made worse by COVID-19.
Taxes, Legal Reform, and Freedom of Belief: An International Forum
Scholars, former officials, and human rights activists from several countries attended the event organized on the eve of Taiwan’s 78th Judicial Day.
Jehovah’s Witnesses—Why Are They Persecuted?
Data show that they are the #1 target of religious intolerance worldwide. A seminar and two special journal issues explored the question why.