Even little keepsakes with religious content are becoming off-limits to people of faith in China, as authorities punish those who make and distribute them.
Temples throughout this southwestern province are increasingly pressured by local authorities to conceal or even destroy their large outdoor icons.
The CCP imposes extreme measures to ensure that the young are not exposed to religion: from interrogating 10-year-olds to separating minors from religious families.
Throughout the northern province of Hebei, local authorities continue crackdowns on Buddhist venues, not even sparing protected cultural heritage.
Numerous venues were shut down, believers arrested and dispersed in August across Henan, Guizhou, and Fujian provinces.
As numbers of closed and destroyed Buddhist venues continue to swell, nuns and monks driven away from them find it agonizingly hard to live in the secular world.
When members of The Church of Almighty God are detained for practicing their faith in China, they are subjected to various forms of physical and mental torture.
Activists and advocates of the 1989 student protest, which was violently crushed by the regime, continue to be monitored and suppressed to this day.
The CCP eradicates unregistered Protestant venues, harassing and arresting believers, imposing hefty fines on them.