The regime tightens control over finances of state-approved churches, as a tool to limit religious activities to the minimum and ultimately take over them entirely.
Strict control over the minds of university students in the mainland has been imposed to prevent them from being influenced by democratic beliefs and ideals.
Families of Church of Almighty God members who fled abroad are pressured to join CCP’s efforts to make their relatives return to China, where they will be hounded.
Similar to the infamous national reputation system, used for mass surveillance and control of citizens, churches face closure for “defying” government regulations.
Land expropriations, demolitions of properties, and even deaths are the results of China’s nationwide rural rejuvenation campaign.
“Bitter Winter” uncovered more information about the suicide of Song Yongsheng, the leader of the state-run Protestant Church in Henan’s Shangqiu city.
The CCP is mandating the five authorized religions in China to hold preaching contests that must include socialist doctrines and elements of traditional culture.
Authorities in Henan are promoting the use of a new mobile application for low-tier officials to collect information and report about religious activities.
Allowing the Chinese to worship only the Communist Party, authorities are ordering the removal of the fundamental law of Christianity from churches.