The CCP comes up with new pretexts to suppress people of faith. In Zhejiang Province, believers’ businesses are threatened if they disobey government orders.
To intimidate unregistered churches in Zhejiang Province, local officials order to remove crosses and other religious symbols, close down the venues.
Amid the CCP’s nationwide cross removal campaign, a state-run and a house church in a Zhejiang Province village were attacked by government-hired security guards.
The network of “Civilization Practice Stations for a New Era” is expanded all over China to transform believers through education.
Pressure on China’s Catholic conscientious objectors to join the Patriotic Church continues, as churches are shut, priests hunted down, congregations intimidated.
In the past few years, the coastal eastern province of Zhejiang has significantly increased the concentration of cameras to ensure that everyone is monitored 24/7.
Over 100 Church of Almighty God members were arrested during a nationwide crackdown before the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.
In a shameless play for cash, authorities declared a neighborhood a shantytown and called for the destruction of the homes, despite the pleas of residents.