Local governments throughout China intensify efforts to annihilate Buddhist symbols, suppressing believers and spending a lot of money in the process.
As part of the campaign “to eradicate pornography and illegal publications,” the state targets religious venues, imposes more bans on publications.
Under stiffening laws, printing houses are threatened with fines for publishing anything religion-related. Mailing or buying religious books is prohibited, too.
The CCP continues to annihilate Muslim traditions from the Hui people-inhabited areas by demolishing Islamic architecture and symbols; no signs in Arabic are allowed.
The crackdown on religious publications intensifies in Inner Mongolia, officials inspecting postal packages, burning books, and censoring online communication.
China adopts a back-to-the-future tactic, reintroducing Cultural Revolution-era sound systems to deliver constant Communist Party propaganda.
On orders from the top, local governments are investigating workers, threatening to cut pensions, and restricting social media. Examples from Inner Mongolia.
Despite an agreement between the Vatican and Beijing, Chinese authorities continue to squelch churches.
The church leaders from Inner Mongolia were arrested, and seven of them were sentenced to more than five years in prison.