Returning to a Cultural Revolution practice, China sets up boxes, phone lines, and web sites to report on neighbors, and defines monetary rewards for snitches.
Religious prisoners are put to work making clothes or electronics in brutal conditions: 12-hour workdays, denied of nutritious food and medical care, tortured.
Henan authorities are forcibly taking down religious symbols in individuals’ homes and forcing them to advertise CCP ideology.
Police monitored China Gospel Fellowship and swooped in when all pastors were in one place. One had a heart attack, and all were threatened to sign “repentance.”
Government officials are ringing in the Spring Festival – Chinese New Year – by clamping down on Christian literature.
The Chinese authorities have brought religions to the level of political conflicts between nations, and religious individuals are stringently investigated as spies.
The Chinese government uses every possible means to conceal an act of bravery merely because the rescuer has a cross in his home.