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.
As part of the ongoing campaign to eradicate religions, the regime disposes of religious symbols, pressures believers to give up God, and follow the Communist Party.
Unregistered Protestant churches were continuously pressured in 2019 to join the state-run Three-Self Church. Crackdowns don’t seem to ease down this year.
The CCP continues harassing people of faith amid the outbreak of the deadly virus, accusing those who pray for the ill and dead of “endangering social stability.”
Chinese reporters talk to Bitter Winter about how they are prohibited from publishing real news about the epidemic. They should follow the official guidelines and press releases, thus depriving their readers of potentially vital information.
As the campaign “to eradicate pornography and illegal publications” sweeps across the country, religious materials not approved by the Communist Party are seized.
Local officials throughout China are intimidating people of faith to renounce religion and start worshiping the Communist Party and its leaders, past and present.
Indoctrination measures intensify all over the country, as teachers are charged with their effective execution, and children urged to report religious relatives.