Persecution is escalating in this eastern province: local officials were preparing for higher-ups’ visits by cracking down on churches and investigating believers.
Increased surveillance of ethnic minorities and people of faith was implemented in preparation for the 70th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army Navy.
The “five-on-one system” assigns officials and relatives to monitor each member of China’s banned religious groups who is released from custody.
CCP is reaching new highs in making religions more Chinese: the statue of “First Guanyin of Shandong” gets a facelift, in the most literal sense of the word.
Preparing for the President’s visit to Shandong’s Qingdao city to attend Navy Day celebrations, authorities are increasing security in the name of “maintaining stability.”
Chinese authorities use the latest technology to monitor dissent. Big Data is allowing WeChat and other social media to track every move of citizens.
Shandong protests erupted when veterans discovered their identities – and benefits – had been stolen by government officials. Violence and arrests followed.
Mobile app seeks to dominate workers’ free time, indoctrinate citizens as they compete to attain high scores to satisfy Party and keep their jobs.
In China, universities are regarded as a bastion for promoting socialism through education. As a result, the suppression of religious students is never-ending.