For the first time, the article of the Criminal Code against xie jiao (“heterodox teachings”) is used in Xinjiang to indict 18 Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Government-controlled Three-Self Churches Accuse the Jehovah’s Witnesses to be related to Freemasonry. But they misunderstand the Witnesses’ early history.
China’s religious persecution extends to all religions without discrimination.
While the world condemns the sentencing of Witnesses in Russia to harsh jail penalties for the only crime of practicing their faith, China applauds the persecution.
International scholars start asking the question whether what China is doing to the Uyghurs, members of Falun Gong, and other groups, should be properly qualified as genocide