Young people across China are subjected to patriotic education. Those who refuse to undergo it are in danger of losing opportunities to study or get good jobs.
From crosses on graves to traditional Buddhist and Taoist attire and even signboards of martial art schools—all religious symbols and names ordered to be removed.
As the coronavirus lockdown measures were eased, the CCP recommenced threats and intimidations against Catholics who refuse to join the Patriotic Church.
Elderly Christians across China are deprived of government subsidies if they continue practicing their faith.
The clergy and management of state-run Protestant churches are evaluated on their patriotism and adherence to the CCP rule. Those who fail are dismissed.
Protestants in Jiangxi Province’s Yugan county have been suffering CCP’s persecution for the past few years. Attacks renewed after coronavirus lockdown was lifted.
As soon as coronavirus lockdown lifted, house churches immediately felt the resurgence of CCP’s crackdowns, aimed at forcing them to join the state-run church.
Even the dead are not spared religious persecution in China, as most religious ceremonies are prohibited, and symbols are removed from believers’ gravesites.
The CCP’s unyielding control over Muslims from Xinjiang extends to every aspect of their daily life, including travel and staying in hotels.