The CCP imposes extreme measures to ensure that the young are not exposed to religion: from interrogating 10-year-olds to separating minors from religious families.
Amid the nationwide crackdowns on religions, only the venues venerating Chairman Mao are protected from closures and demolitions.
Even members of government-approved churches find it hard to practice their faith, as authorities throughout China exert increasingly harsh suppression measures.
The municipal government launched a unified crackdown campaign, resulting in demolitions and takeovers of religious venues across rural areas.
As other venues started reopening after the coronavirus lockdown, places of worship remained closed in China. Some never opened—they were destroyed instead.
A “posts’ deletion officer” who removes comments online that the CCP deems unfavorable to its regime, shares the details of his daily work.
The CCP has installed cameras in places of worship to ensure complete control and punish those who don’t worship according to its regulations.
To curb the spreading virus, mass gatherings were banned in China. But the restriction didn’t seem to apply to events organized to worship Chairman Mao.
Sending “sensitive” messages, even reposting or liking anything the government deems “harmful” to its regime, may put you under investigation.