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.
Church of Almighty God Members Driven to Suicide
After years of abuse and harassment, living under close surveillance, some members of this banned religious group in China chose to take their own lives.
Sexual Abuse of Uyghur Women by CCP Cadres in Xinjiang: A Victim Speaks Out
Now a refugee in Europe, Qelbinur has decided to break her silence and tell Bitter Winter the reality about Han Chinese “relatives” sent to Xinjiang to live in the homes of Uyghurs
Southern Mongolian Herders Further Suppressed
As the CCP’s drive to wipe out Mongolian culture intensifies, new measures are planned to ban livestock grazing—an integral part of the traditional nomadic lifestyle.
Police Harass and Beat Believers Protecting Temples
Authorities in Anhui Province use force against people who try to prevent demolitions of their worship venues.