Even the venues where familial clans meet to honor their ancestors and celebrate important events have become targets of the CCP’s crackdown on religion.
The provincial government banned in April all Islam-related writings and symbols on public signages and private residences, also in businesses, like shops and cafes.
The CCP invests considerable funds to revamp China’s revolutionary heritage, using it to indoctrinate people and force them to worship its leaders.
Implementing President Xi Jinping’s orders to advance the ‘sinicization’ of Tibetan Buddhism, local authorities eradicate traditional architecture and symbols.
In May, the CCP launched another large-scale drive against Buddhist and Taoist venues in central China’s province where the coronavirus originated.
Buildings with Islamic architecture elements, like domes, are rectified as part of the CCP’s Islam “sinicization” campaign in areas populated by Muslim Huis.
During a six-month crackdown last year, authorities merged and repurposed places of worship using threats, intimidations, and other deceitful methods.
It’s increasingly hard for unregistered Protestant churches to survive, as numerous venues are closed to make believers join the official Three-Self Church.
Using various trumped-up pretexts, the CCP continues its campaign to eliminate outdoor religious statues across China.