As an alternative to demolition, Catholics are told that their churches should be stripped of all religious symbols. Once this has been done, the buildings are declared “cultural centers” where religious activities are prohibited.
Authorities are using crackdowns on illegal buildings as a pretense to launch a campaign to forcibly demolish religious sites.
Government agents attend all services, and church members themselves are bribed to inform for the government, leading to paranoia among believers.
Exclusive new details have emerged about the transfer of Uyghur detainees outside Xinjiang, and the conditions inside the prisons warehousing them for re-education.
With the help of the “four requirements” policy, the CCP is seeking to penetrate churches with communist symbols and ideology to eliminate religion completely.
The ancient Chinese tactic of “guilt by association” is to pit family members against each other, making all guilty for the crimes of one.
The march to establish religion “with Chinese characteristics” continues, with Buddhist temples now feeling the pressure, compromising their beliefs.