The crackdown prepared the Chinese Communist Party’s 100th anniversary.
As part of the campaign aimed at eradicating the movement, jail terms have been substantially increased.
As China’s communist government continues to invade and close down temples, Taoists are banned from wearing traditional clothes and hairstyles.
Countless places of worship suffer devastating consequences as local authorities do anything to please CCP’s visiting higher-ups.
Authorities in Shandong and Hebei provinces remove domes from mosques and vigorously promote the sinicization of Islam, demanding Muslims to obey the Party only.
Even the spread of a deadly virus cannot mitigate CCP’s religious persecutions: numerous Three-Self churches were suppressed in the past few months.
The CCP treats any link the Chinese believers have with abroad as “foreign infiltration” that threatens its regime. Any such tie is investigated and severed.
Authorities throughout China adopt new measures demanding the clergy of state-run churches to promote the Party doctrine and indoctrinate believers.
Believers of this banned Christian group suffer severe persecution and are often sent to jail, where they are indoctrinated and subjected to forced labor.