After members of a True Jesus Church in Henan refused to have their place of worship repurposed by the state, about 1,000 government personnel came to destroy it.
To prevent members of state-approved Three-Self churches from practicing their faith, the CCP forces them to “donate” places of worship or seizes them forcibly.
The government of Chongqing municipality is demolishing Taoist and Buddhist symbols, as part of the nationwide crackdown on outdoor religious statues.
Sentenced to serve time in China’s prisons, dissidents and people of faith are denied treatment, left to die. Even severely ill are forced to manual labor.
18-year-old Zhang Ning died under suspicious circumstances on a school campus. Instead of getting help and answers, the grieving family faced violence and obstacles.
The CCP continues its campaign to dismantle all open-air Buddhist icons. Even pieces of art with religious connotations are not spared.
Numerous questions remain unanswered about the deaths of two boys in Hunan Province. Instead of looking for answers, police persecute the aggrieved family.
The growing number of mortalities in prisons or police custody is another cause for concern as to the state of human rights in China. Two families tell their stories.
Forced to choose between the loyalty to their faith or the CCP, those who select the former pay a heavy price: suspension, expulsion, and life-long repressions.