From crosses on graves to traditional Buddhist and Taoist attire and even signboards of martial art schools—all religious symbols and names ordered to be removed.
As a propaganda tool, stage performances have been used since the Cultural Revolution to vilify CCP’s enemies, including religions, in the eyes of the masses.
A moving, timely book. The harrowing memoir of a young Tatar Muslim medical student describes the horrific life under the Cultural Revolution in Xinjiang. She says what is happening today is even worse.
Any words that might suggest religion are removed and replaced by secular, Party propaganda in China, as the regime continues defensive measures to “ensure stability.”
Cultural Revolution technique revived from the 1960s pits masses against masses, brother against brother, faith against faith, to control belief.