Hailed for their loyalty to the CCP for years, the “good Muslims” are losing their preferential status and become victims of persecutions just because of ethnicity and faith.
The CCP is “sinicizing” Muslims outside Xinjiang, eliminating their culture and religion, as part of the five-year plan. Islam-related symbols are first to go.
Anyone renting to a house church can be punished with a steep fine – up to $ 30,000. The measure, supported with propaganda, has left many churches homeless.
CCP is invading Three-Self churches: propaganda introduced into sermons, communist symbols replace crosses; even architectural style of buildings is changed.
Even dances and aerobics for seniors to traditional Buddhist music are prohibited in public spaces, for fear of the spread of religion.
CCP-designated “red education base” to worship communist leaders was razed to the ground day after the news appeared, to rid of this oddity and avoid humiliation.
Many businesses have been forced to change their names, eliminating any references to faith, even if the signs were not meant to be religious at all.
The CCP’s campaign to “exterminate Buddha” is reaching new levels of oddness: a temple in Henan Province has replaced Buddhist deities with revolutionary leaders.
Revolutionary songs and traditional Chinese opera are replacing prayers and hymns after authorities forcibly take over government-approved churches.