When the president scolded local officials in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region for not doing enough to curb Islamic culture, they rolled up their sleeves.
Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi goes to Mongolia and orders a merciless repression of the protests. It has already started.
Authorities in Hebei Province’s Handan city intensify crackdowns on Protestant churches with valid, government-issued religious activity certificates.
The popular bishop was taken away by authorities on August 10. He has been harassed for months to close an orphanage for disabled children he runs for 30 years.
While plans to eliminate Mongolian language from most of the educations start being implemented, thousands take to the street, and the world starts noticing.
China’s regime does not accept believers’ religious choices and punishes them for not saluting the national flag or refusing to sing the country’s anthem.
Local governments across China urge to create “model” towns or villages without residents who are members of religious groups labeled “heterodox teachings.”
Places of worship were off-limits to believers amid the coronavirus outbreak, while activities to worship China’s revolutionary leader in temples were green-lighted.
Religious persecution in China affects each aspect of believers’ life. Those unwilling to give up their faith may lose their jobs.