An alliance including the CCP, eight minor parties allowed to exist only to claim that in China there is more than one party, and the allegedly “independent” All China Federation of Industry and Commerce. For all practical purposes, the United Front is a tool of the CCP, but Chairman Mao believed that, by not using the name CCP, it was an extremely effective organization both in China and abroad. It was less important under Mao’s successors, but its role has been restored as central with the presidency of Xi Jinping.
Mosques, Businesses Rectified in the Name of ‘Sinicization’
To implement its five-year plan to “sinicize” all Muslims outside Xinjiang, the CCP continues demolishing Islamic symbols and “transforming” believers.
Afraid to Seek Medical Care, Believer on the Run Dies
For runaway Church of Almighty God members, seeking medical care means being found by the state. Many are arrested in hospitals; others die of untreated illnesses.
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.
Islamic Symbols Removed from 300+ Hui-Run Businesses in Yunnan
Star-and-crescent and other symbols, also writings in Arabic, are purged from shops and restaurants, as the CCP enforces its plan to “sinicize” China’s Muslims.