The Chinese government, once again, is on a rampage against the Church of Almighty God, adding nearly 50 more arrests to its growing numbers.
Despite officially ending “re-education through labor” five years ago, Xinjiang is bringing back labor camps. And the Party is reaping the profits.
That very day her sister and aunt disappeared. It was six days after the renowned Uyghur activist denounced the disappearance of many others – some of them babies.
Xinjiang authorities are forcing Muslim men to get rid of traditional attributes or face “transformation through education” camps.
Xinjiang regulations imposed in the name of social stability harm businesses, and can be used to persecute merchants arbitrarily.
Xinjiang’s mass arrests of Uyghurs and others in re-education effort creates demand for more prison guards, whom authorities appear to have trouble attracting.
Using “terrorism” as an excuse, Beijing’s fight against Islamic religion reaches other western border regions.
In three years, a member of the Church of Almighty God from Zhongshan city has been arrested twice for her belief; she was sentenced to six years in prison.
Xinjiang residents set out to see the world, or to get good jobs across China. But they were ordered to return home to be detained and “transformed.”
A secret plan to hide the detained Uyghurs in innocuous facilities backfires, exposing Xinjiang’ insatiable demand for more prison-like detention space.