After targeting CCP officials who persecute Tibetans, and Xinjiang’s Uyghurs and other Turkic people, Washington hits the regime’s largest supplier of technological tools for repression.
As surveillance of online activity increases, China builds a professional cyber army to control how citizens think, and to spread propaganda globally. Authorities scan cell phones at will, and even the most benign comment – from years ago – can have lifelong consequences.
Authorities across China adopt strict measures barring Party members from having any affiliation with religion and traditional Chinese spiritual practices.
As per CCP’s orders, China’s social media is controlled to prevent first-hand information about the coronavirus outbreak from reaching the public.
It gets worse every day: a new document allows the police to enter private premises without a warrant, freeze assets, and crack down on criticism posted online
Residents with no criminal records, including children, were demanded to give blood or hair samples, without being informed how they would be used.
Comments on the government’s ban to play online games during a national holiday in April resulted in numerous young gamers being questioned by the authorities.
The CCP regime enforced mobile apps to prevent the spread of COVID-19, which will likely outlive the pandemic and will be used to expand automated social control.
Presented as a coronavirus prevention measure, numerous cameras were installed in China’s religious venues. Believers fear that they will remain for good.
Chinese citizens on the mainland are punished for using foreign websites or social media. Those who post comments unfavorable to the regime may end in jail.