Increasingly criticized by the international community for crackdowns on people of faith, China’s regime enforces more stringent measures to cover up its crimes.
Teenage members of The Church of Almighty God are given hefty sentences, tortured and indoctrinated, and deprived of visitation rights when in detention.
Local governments across China urge to create “model” towns or villages without residents who are members of religious groups labeled “heterodox teachings.”
Mass arrest operations were planned across China before the coronavirus outbreak. If it were not for the pandemic, even more people could have been detained.
To enforce its Islam “sinicization” policy, the CCP removes domes and star-and-crescents from mosques and demands total submissiveness from the Muslim population.
Gospel Church in Henan’s Pingdingshan city was closed down after law enforcement officers stormed it on October 23, menacing the congregation and seizing assets.
They are not allowed to have their places of worship or join Chinese. Besides, they have been placed under surveillance and are targeted in secret investigations.
While removing domes and the crescent moon and star symbols from mosques, the CCP intensifies control over imams and speeds up their “ideological transformation.”
New testimonies from across China shed more light on the extent of the nationwide operation to suppress religious groups affiliated with abroad.