(SSD) 國家安全廳: A province-level intelligence state security agency, including each State Security Department operating in a province, municipality, or autonomous region. During National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in 2018, State Security Department in each region began to be re-designated to State Security Committee, which is subordinated to a local Party Committee.
Banned Religious Groups’ Members ‘Transformed’ in Xinjiang Camps
Followers of The Church of Almighty God, Falun Gong, and Jehovah’s Witnesses are kept in camps until they renounce their faith and betray fellow believers.
Inner Mongolia: 5,000 Arrested, CCP Offers Bogus “Compromise”
While the protest against the substitution of Mongolian with Chinese as the primary education language continues, authorities propose the same “Five No Changes” that were part of the reform since it was launched in August.
Church-Run Schools Eliminated to Advance Patriotic Education
The CCP cracks down on educational institutions with ties to places of worship to ensure that the young generation receives only “proper” communist training.
House Church Believers Arrested for Practicing Their Faith
It’s increasingly hard for unregistered Protestant churches to survive, as numerous venues are closed to make believers join the official Three-Self Church.