The Arhat Mountain scenic area, built with private funds to pay tribute to Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism, came under the government’s attack.
Coming home is usually a happy occasion. But for Uyghurs who work outside Xinjiang, every visit to the native region may end with detention in an internment camp.
Provincial governments intensify the “united front work” to track down and use overseas Chinese for expanding the regime’s influence abroad and suppressing dissent.
Grid administrators are given increasing responsibilities to monitor and report on the daily lives of each resident. Believers and dissidents are primary targets.
Accused of “illegality” or “disturbance,” terrorized and manipulated, numerous house churches are closed down to make them join the official Protestant church.
Regarded by the CCP as its fiercest enemies, the statues of Buddhist deities are being demolished across China under orders from the central government.
Over 100 priests and the Archdiocese’s Apostolic Administrator joined the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association only after fighting for as long as they could.
Don’t expect to see statues of deities in some temples of eastern provinces of Fujian and Zhejiang: CCP directed to cover them up “to block the spread of religion.”
People in need are left to fend for themselves, as orphanages, drug addiction centers, and homeless shelters are suppressed just because the services are provided by the religious.