The CCP is strengthening the crackdown on religious belief in schools by using propaganda videos, online petitions, and ideological indoctrination of students and staff.
The text of the testimony of Sister Guimei Jiang at the July 23, 2018 side event on China during the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom organized by the State Department in Washington DC.
Every five years, all countries should submit to a review of their human rights record by the United Nations. China’s review is November 6, next and the first report highlights its egregious violations of religious liberty.
Chinese Christians are not only being arrested for the second time in their lives, they are also being denied fundamental human rights.
Authorities have issued a notice as per which, any display of religious belief, such as wearing a burqa or having a long beard, is akin to a crime, and “criminals” must surrender themselves.
Authorities in Liaoning Province have put together strategies to curb religious beliefs at a grassroots level.
While countless Buddhist temples are being destroyed across China, statues of deities are being replaced with those of Mao Zedong in the remaining places of worship.
An appeal to the Chinese President notes that the situation of religious liberty in China is worse than ever.
Arbitrary arrests of Muslims in Xinjiang are having devastating effects on the families and personal lives of both the arrested and those that manage to escape detention in prisons or “transformation through education” camps.
Authorities have launched a campaign in primary and secondary schools to investigate if children and their families are believers.