The CCP continued cracking down on unregistered Protestant venues in this northeastern Chinese province, arrested and fined believers and clergy members.
New reports about the destruction of Islamic architecture and purge of religious symbols from China’s capital Beijing and the northeastern province of Jilin.
The infamous social credit system invades places of worship, as state-run churches and temples are evaluated with points, some closed down for being “substandard.”
The CCP is stepping up efforts to inspect churches with foreign ties nationwide, registering and surveilling believers to later implement coordinated crackdowns.
Mosques across China are “sinicized” by the regime that forcibly imposes communist ideology on the faithful, removing religious tenets and values from their lives.
Police in China terrorize the religious into becoming agents to collect information about people who escaped religious persecution to foreign countries.
Confidential documents expose plans to consolidate state institutions’ forces in cracking down on groups and activities associated with foreign countries.
Clergy and congregation members from state-approved and house churches alike worry that the persecution of Christianity is only going to escalate.
In Hebei and Jilin, signboards in Arabic or indicating halal food are removed from shops and stores run by Hui Muslims, Islamic-style architecture is dismantled.