Offering monetary rewards and praises, the CCP encourages communities to do away with religions to be named a “civilized village, town, or city.”
Reminiscent of the Cultural Revolution, the CCP’s drive to eliminate Buddhism sweeps across the country. Even icons in state-sanctioned temples are not spared.
Places of worship across China have Islamic and Christian symbols removed on orders from local officials. Businesses with religious signboards are also “rectified.”
The government has launched a campaign to force imams back to their places of origin, as part of a broader policy to weaken Islamic communities in China.
Communist regime continues to forcibly “sinicize” mosques, demolishing Islamic symbols and replacing them with Chinese-style structures.
Members of The Church of Almighty God share horrific experiences of being starved, deprived of sleep, beaten, subjected to other forms of torture during detention.
Home to a large number of Hui Muslims, Henan Province is losing Islamic symbols, as authorities intensify the campaign to expel Saudi and Arabic influence.
Amid pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, the CCP intensifies efforts to shut down house churches in mainland China under the pretext of “preventing riots.”
As religious sculptures and other symbols are being destroyed throughout the country, Chairman Mao statues stand tall for people to worship.