Using “terrorism” as an excuse, Beijing’s fight against Islamic religion reaches other western border regions.
The Court of Rome granted asylum to a member of the Church of Almighty God, acknowledging that the Church is persecuted in China.
What may seem to be only the most recent episode of the trade war between the United States and China brings back to light another question of primary importance. Perhaps the Chinese telecommunications giants are the operative arm of Beijing’s repressive Big Brother, useful to control refugees abroad, dissidents at home, and westerners everywhere, thanks to the exploitation of the future of the Internet that we all rightly dream of but that we should actually dramatically fear.
A survey of religious liberty under the CCP regime leads to the conclusion that there is no religious liberty in Communist China, although the regime’s efforts to eradicate religion went through different stages and used different strategies.
An academic conference held at George Washington University – of excellent scientific level and meaningful participation from the public – illustrates and confirms the nightmare that Xinjiang lives in daily, where religion is a “pathology” and a whole people is subjected to “rectification” because it is “wrong.”
The last two survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime have been sentenced to life in prison for genocide. But it’s a half victory because the special court for Cambodia hasn’t recognized the immense “auto-genocide” committed between 1975 and 1978 by those fanatical Maoists. The reason has to do with their powerful foreign supporters.
Bipartisan legislation has been put forward in both Senate and the House to ban the export of U.S. technology Beijing could use in surveillance of detained Muslims while holding Xinjiang CCP Secretary responsible for the dramatic situation of human rights in the “autonomous” region.
China announced in 2015 that it will end its decade-long policy of harvesting organs from executed prisoners for its booming transplant industry. Figures, however, indicate that prisoners of conscience are still victims of this barbarous practice.
An activist fighting for the rights of villagers in Fujian was recently sentenced to 11 years in prison. Bitter Winter looks back at the events that have led to the arrest of Li Xinlin and six others whose trial has been disguised by the Chinese authorities as the “fight against organized crime.”