The Chinese government is forcing believers and the clergy to replace Christian teachings with traditional Chinese culture and socialist doctrine.
Sinicization of religions
CCP Pursues the Forced Assimilation of Minorities into Chinese Culture.
Building on the experiences in Xinjiang, the CCP steps up its suppressive policies against Islam in other “autonomous” regions inhabited by ethnic Muslims.
A state-run Christian monthly “sinicized” biblical stories, where Jesus is shown wearing traditional Han attire and Mary is personified as an ancient Chinese woman.
Home to a large number of Hui Muslims, Henan Province is losing Islamic symbols, as authorities intensify the campaign to expel Saudi and Arabic influence.
Mosques across China are “sinicized” by the regime that forcibly imposes communist ideology on the faithful, removing religious tenets and values from their lives.
“To control Xinjiang youth means to control the region’s future” seems to be the slogan behind the CCP’s campaign to educate Muslim children in the Han environment.
As part of a five-year plan to reform Islam, mosques remodeled to look Chinese and Hui culture suppressed, sparking anger among Henan capital’s Muslim residents.
Three-Self Church clergy forced to interpret the Bible through the prism of traditional Chinese culture – part of CCP’s campaign to make religions “more Chinese.”
An interview with Lokman Hira’i, a self-taught teacher who keeps alive Uyghur language and culture among refugee children and teenagers in Istanbul.