Even during the coronavirus outbreak, China’s regime does not relax its efforts persecuting the religious groups it doesn’t control.
To push all believers under its control, the Chinese government is closing down all churches that refuse to join the Patriotic Catholic Church.
Postal and courier services in China are scrutinized to ensure that no “sensitive” goods reach pro-democracy fighters, their staff punished for minor missteps.
The CCP claims that the situation of human rights in China “is the best in history.” Two more cases prove that such statements are very far from reality.
While Hong Kong people continue fighting for freedom and democracy, school students in the mainland are instructed by CCP-trained teachers to hate them.
The clergy who refuse to be controlled by the state are harassed by authorities, subjected to indoctrination to make them join the Patriotic Church.
Even places of worship under CCP’s control are deemed ideological enemies and also face brutal suppressions: closed down, forced to merge, even destroyed.
The auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Mindong, Guo Xijin, strong-armed again to join the Patriotic Church; rebellious places of worship shut down.
Preachers of state-approved churches pressured to replace God with communist ideology. Those who disobey are accused of disloyalty to the regime and are fired.