Gathered on the ruins of their church, believers pray and ask the state to respect religious freedom. Not many can dare even such small acts of defiance in China.
A whole city is transformed into a battlefield. The main organizer of the “2047 HK Monitor” group is there to document developments for us.
House church Christians all over China are brutally suppressed for refusing to join the state-controlled Three-Self Church. Believers are resolute to persevere.
The CCP deploys all possible means to reduce the number of Three-Self churches, forcing congregations to sign handover agreements and manipulating them otherwise.
Even places of worship under CCP’s control are deemed ideological enemies and also face brutal suppressions: closed down, forced to merge, even destroyed.
On November 2, during a rally “Stand with Hong Kong,” civils society organizations urged the South Korean government to back the pro-democracy movement.
On the 70th anniversary of Communist China, to show their loyalty to the regime, Buddhist masters were forced to sing patriotic songs, nuns ordered to dance.
With China’s economic downturn, ordinary citizens are left to suffer as a result of failing policies that were supposed to help them initially.
Ever since the restrictions started being implemented in the beginning of last year, the young are not allowed to practice their faith openly.