Municipal governments are intensifying measures against foreigners and anyone with ties abroad suspected of using Christianity to “subvert the regime.”
Foreign Religious Groups
China’s religious persecution extends to all religions without discrimination.
Foreign Christian teachers deported, and Christian students and teachers face penalties, as Chinese schools seek to reinforce the gospel according to Marx.
China’s wide-ranging crackdown against religious groups has hit a tiny Jewish community in Kaifeng, where an atmosphere of fear and paranoia has set in.
Authorities are closely monitoring house churches with foreign affiliations disguising anti-religious activities as the fight against “foreign infiltration forces.”
Authorities in Jiangxi recently shut down a Taiwanese church and deported its leaders.
Authorities in Liaoning seek to monitor foreign religious groups more strictly in the near future.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: July 8, 2018 Japanese and South Korean missionaries were deported from China on May 17 and were prohibited from entering the country for five years. Before the deportation, they were kept in detention for fifteen days.