Followers of Buddhism and Taoism, two traditional Chinese religions, face ruthless suppression at the hands of authorities for defending their religious liberties.
Local governments repurpose places of worship and turn them into propaganda centers, entertainment venues, or factories. Some are even leveled to the ground.
It’s increasingly hard for unregistered Protestant churches to survive, as numerous venues are closed to make believers join the official Three-Self Church.
Authorities in Anhui Province use force against people who try to prevent demolitions of their worship venues.
Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi goes to Mongolia and orders a merciless repression of the protests. It has already started.
While plans to eliminate Mongolian language from most of the educations start being implemented, thousands take to the street, and the world starts noticing.
To make unregistered Catholics join the official Patriotic Church, authorities throughout China harass congregations and clergy members.
Throughout the province, local authorities cracked down on state-run Protestant churches to implement the central government’s order to eliminate crosses.
Bitter Winter for the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief
A digest of persecution in China for August 22, the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.