Ancient or new, Buddhist, Taoist, and folk religion temples continue to be suppressed; even those with proper government certification and approval are demolished.
The CCP continues taking over places of worship, threatening congregations to demolish buildings if they refuse. Testimonies from Jiangxi, Liaoning, and Shaanxi.
Eager to prove to higher-ups their gusto in suppressing religions, Xingyang city authorities shattered numerous Christian and folk religion places of worship.
The CCP is implementing a systematic plan to eliminate the faith and customs of Hui Muslims, as buildings undergo “facelifts” to rid them of Islam-related symbols.
Ms. Gaukhar Kurmanaliyeva registered a non-profit organization, called Talpyn Zhastar, in Kazakhstan. But her homeland isn’t safe, and she now continues in Europe.
Clergy and believers refusing to join the Patriotic Church cannot evade the CCP’s continuous crackdowns and persecution even in the most remote rural places.
CCP is invading Three-Self churches: propaganda introduced into sermons, communist symbols replace crosses; even architectural style of buildings is changed.
Amid raids and crackdowns, clergy and congregations of what used to be Underground Catholic Church are continuing to resist being governed by the state.
For ordinary people, surveilled daily – even to enter one’s home – and treated as terrorists, life in the region turned into a depressing, prison-like existence.