As part of the nationwide campaign, the Wuhan city authorities in Hubei Province demolished a 36-meter-tall Guanyin statue in October. The demolition of Buddhist sites is not only an assault on religious liberties but also on the lives of locals who work there.
New Exclusive Video: Another “Transformation Through Education” Camp for Uyghurs Exposed in Xinjiang
A new exclusive Bitter Winter video documents the grim reality of the Yingye’er transformation through education camp for Muslim Uyghurs: not a “vocational training center” but a jail by any other name.
Police officers in Henan responded to the villager’s protests against the illegal repurposing of their land without proper compensation by assaulting and arresting them. The victims included a disabled woman.
Authorities ordered the demolition of the Yaochi Palace Temple because it supposedly “violated building laws,” the pretext often used by officials to crack down on religious meeting venues in China.
As a commentary to our coverage of the recent crackdown on The Church of Almighty God, we publish the text and the video of the speech by a representative of that Church at the rally in Geneva on November 6, 2018 during the Universal Periodic Review of China.
While China tries to defend the indefensible claiming that the transformation through education camps are benign “schools,” one of our reporters secretly visited the new large camp in Yining, Xinjiang, and proved it is undoubtedly a jail.
The authorities of Putian city in Fujian Province ordered police officers to take over the land that belonged to farmers in the village of Gaodi. Nine farmers were arrested for standing up against the viciousness of the government.
The church’s pastor was detained and the believers were prohibited from congregating at the venue again.
Zhejiang Province authorities demolished a temple in Ningbo city in late August, violently beating protesting believers.