CCP’s increasing squashing of cultural and religious traditions of this ethnic group leaves them with the feeling of impending crisis, similar to Xinjiang.
Over the past two months, at least a dozen of house church meeting venues were forcibly closed down in the province of Hubei, Fujian, and Liaoning.
Under the CCP’s religious crackdown, Buddhist and Taoist temples are being demolished or forced to undergo a “metamorphosis.”
Spies in classrooms, a database of religious students and teachers – 15 departments in a university of central China given tasks to suppress believers on campus.
Hubei authorities are intensifying their crackdown on Buddhism, destroying temples on trumped-up pretenses and leaving elderly owners without means to survive.
Seventh-day Adventist Church pastor Zhu Zhongcai and 11 others in Hubei were tried and sentenced for “illegal business operations” in January.
Hubei authorities have sealed off and demolished Buddhist temples, cutting off believers’ source of livelihood and leaving them homeless.
“I have burned so many crosses. I betrayed God. What should I do?” These were the final words uttered by Wen Weiquan before he committed suicide.
The director of a Taoist temple in Hubei Province was ordered to erect the Chinese national flag in front of his temple. He got sick, collapsed on the base of the flagpole, and died.