The secretary of the CCP since 2012 and the president of China since 2013. He has promoted a personal dictatorship and a cult of his personality reminiscent of Chairman Mao, and a crackdown on all religions stronger than in the previous decades, which found its legal expression in the new Regulation on Religious Affairs.
A Campaign to Discriminate Religious Charities in Australia
Easter articles against Scientology tried to revive old attempts to use the Charities Act to discriminate against religions some politicians and media do not like.
House Church Under Attack in Guiyang
Guiyang Renai Reformed Church organized private meetings in a hotel room. After a police raid, three members and the elder were arrested.
The EU Sanctions Chinese Officers for Xinjiang Atrocities, the CCP Reacts
China targeted European MPs, scholars, and NGOs. It seems like a reaffirmation of a claim of Chinese jurisdiction all over the world, but in fact it reveals the CCP’s weakness.
French Law on “Separatism”: Amendment Battles in the Senate
Positive and negative changes have been introduced, and some passed, at the Commission on Laws stage. The text will go to the Senate’s floor on March 30.