Authorities in China’s Henan Province are taking over churches and turning them into theaters, game rooms, and other types of entertainment venues.
Continuing the pattern in China’s Northeast, believers arrested, forced to sign anti-religious pledges, for daring to meet in believer’s home.
Pressure is increasing on independent pastors and their communities to join the state-controlled protestant church.
House churches in Shandong are having their power and water cut off and their doors blockaded for refusing to join the state-sanctioned Protestant church.
In a “sinicization” move bordering on farce, authorities force a church to delete one commandment from the fundamental law of Judaism and Christianity.
He explains to the Hindustan Times how a decision on whether there will be a next Dalai Lama or not will be taken.
Uyghurs working outside Xinjiang forced to return home, Huis in Xinjiang – to their places of origin, facing questions of how to support families.
The so-called “four requirements” campaign demands religious venues in China to perform nationalist rituals, preach socialist morality under the watch of state inspectors.
The phones of religious believers are comprehensively monitored by the Chinese authorities, often resulting in arrests and long-term harassment.
Nanyang city authorities raided and closed down a meeting venue of the Great Praise house church after its leader refused to join the government-controlled Protestant Three-Self Church.