Religious persecution in China affects each aspect of believers’ life. Those unwilling to give up their faith may lose their jobs.
To reach President Xi Jinping’s poverty alleviation goals on time, local governments destroyed farmers’ homes and farmland amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Though approved by the government, Three-Self churches are not guaranteed protection from the state, and they often become targets of religious persecution.
The CCP has a list of banned religious groups. Now, it is telling lawyers they cannot argue in court their accused members are not guilty – or else.
The Chinese government offers financial rewards for tip-offs on believers who are hiding from persecution and uses intimidation tactics against their families.
Before the second round of religious work review in Shandong Province, local authorities intensified crackdowns on religious venues and groups of all denominations.
Public security officers in China lock up people in mental asylums for money or to avoid the hassle of legal proceedings, subjecting them to years of torture.
Organized operations to suppress the Church are sweeping across the province; the newest round was launched this autumn in the port city of Qingdao.
On October 5, 2018, retired soldiers from across China came to Shandong to voice their grievances but were suppressed by the state they sacrificed their lives to.