A number of apps, media and VPNs are blocked from operating in China, where cyber-control against freedom of speech and information has become a national obsession.
A new app for smartphones, the use of which is mandatory for CCP members, takes the personality cult of President Xi Jinping to new, unprecedented heights.
In the name of national socialism, the despot Maduro has impoverished an entire people… with Xi Jinping’s money. It is the “Belt and Road Initiative,” stupid.
“Operation Knocking on Doors” sends officers to photograph believers under false pretexts, part of a broader surveillance system to track religious everywhere.
On orders from the top, local governments are investigating workers, threatening to cut pensions, and restricting social media. Examples from Inner Mongolia.
Police monitored China Gospel Fellowship and swooped in when all pastors were in one place. One had a heart attack, and all were threatened to sign “repentance.”
Fear of mass protests in China is leading to total surveillance, ideological control, and suppression of dissidents and human rights groups.
China expends great energy to suppress religion, and even more energy to hide the suppression. Closing streets, monitoring social media, bullying reporters.
Government agents attend all services, and church members themselves are bribed to inform for the government, leading to paranoia among believers.
Chinese authorities set up checkpoints and surveillance cameras, track travel and harass students in an effort to stamp out Muslim faith.