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.
CCP Officials Abusing Tibetans Banned from Entering the US
The US State Department issues visa restrictions, stating Washington remains committed to preservation of autonomy, religious identity, and human rights in Tibet.
Coronavirus in Beijing—The CCP Blames European Salmon
The new outbreak of COVID-19 spoils the party for Xi Jinping’s birthday, which should have celebrated his “victory” on the virus. Propaganda reacts by blaming Northern Europe.
China Under Xi Jinping: More Ideology, More Repression
Introductory speech by Massimo Introvigne, editor-in-chief of Bitter Winter, at the plenary discussion in the Lithuanian Parliament on Lithuania’s strategy for Asia, June 18, 2020.
A Sad Father’s Day: The Story of Siqi
In the United States and other countries, June 21 is Father’s Day. A member of the Church of Almighty God tells Bitter Winter the sad story of her beloved and persecuted father.