Local authorities in Henan shut down churches by blocking off the entrances and destroying church facilities.
Motivated by a visiting central government dignitary, local authorities in Henan are taking “religious work” to the new level. Anything to please the Party.
Anything Islam-related must go: more reports on the Chinese Muslim minority being gradually deprived of any religious and cultural identity.
Authorities destroy a Three-Self church in a Henan county, promising to rebuild it, but instead, clamp down on the construction of a new one.
The CCP authorities are intensifying anti-religious campaigns in schools, organizing marches and making parents keep their children away from church.
Statues and portraits of China’s leaders – former and present – continue to be placed in religious venues, in an effort to make them the only “gods.”
Meeting venues are raided, Bibles and religious articles seized, and believers registered and photographed for further surveillance.
As government authorities continue their campaign to eradicate religion from China, religious symbols are removed.
A report provided by a government insider highlights the severity of religious persecution in 2018.