People of faith who receive subsistence allowances from the government face a hard decision to choose between religion and sustaining their livelihood.
Three members of this banned religious group in China share their horrifying experiences of torture after being arrested for their faith.
The municipal government launched a unified crackdown campaign, resulting in demolitions and takeovers of religious venues across rural areas.
Authorities in Shandong and Hebei provinces remove domes from mosques and vigorously promote the sinicization of Islam, demanding Muslims to obey the Party only.
Muslim students who attend universities in inland China are continuously monitored, barred from exhibiting ethnic and religious characteristics.
Members of state-run Protestant churches suffer unmatched harassment at the hands of authorities, as their worship places are demolished on trumped-up pretexts.
On top of removing crosses, Chinese authorities order to replace Christianity’s main symbol on churches’ seals with the five-pointed star.
House churches and state-controlled Three-Self churches across China are raided and closed down. Believers are questioned, and their homes are searched.
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.