Eight years after local authorities attended the ceremonial unveiling, the same authorities now say the statue of the Daoist holy man is unapproved and must go.
When the state declares poverty no longer exists, what do you do with poor people? Hide them, warehouse them, keep them out of sight.
Despite an agreement between the Vatican and Beijing, Chinese authorities continue to squelch churches.
With one million minority Uyghur Muslims detained for re-education, what becomes of their children? They are locked in “schools” of Han Chinese propaganda.
Government officials shut down Christmas Mass celebrations in the Archdiocese of Fuzhou under the pretext of “keeping stability.”
Under the pretext of urban renewal, authorities in Wenzhou city, in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang, cause destruction.
Government officials are on a tear, cracking down on renowned house churches all over China.
Authorities in China’s Henan Province are taking over churches and turning them into theaters, game rooms, and other types of entertainment venues.
There’s a new ditty being spread by China’s Christians: “Fly the national flag, put up propaganda slogans. The church belongs to the Party, not to the Lord.”
Fearing for health and safety, residents of Teng’ao town protest a large-scale garbage incineration plant close to town. People protest, authorities crack down.