Religious texts not approved by the state, including the Bible, are confiscated from churches and believers, replaced with socialist propaganda.
The CCP cracks down on temples, orders to remove symbols and bans customs related to Tibetan Buddhism.
A journalist from central China details control and punishment measures the CCP employs on media outlets during the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Gate of Heaven on the Seven Sorrows Mountain was replaced with a building in traditional Chinese style, as part of the CCP’s religion “sinicization” campaign.
Believers not only face the risk of arrest for gathering in unlicensed places of worship – even joining a religion-affiliated group online may lead to persecution.
Captured during an operation against China’s largest Christian new religious movement on September 9-10, 98 believers remain in detention and are indoctrinated.
People making offerings and sacrifices or praying for blessings are punished as part of the authorities’ drive to “eliminate feudal superstition.”
The CCP’s nationwide campaign to eradicate statues of Buddhist deities is uncontrollably spreading across China, even sacred places are not spared.
Buddhist and Taoist places of worship are continuously taken over by the government. Believers are dispersed, religion replaced with “red” cultural activities.