Even personal travel to visit relatives requires permission, and detailed itineraries must be submitted. Failure to comply can result in churches being closed.
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.
Political studies, restricted speech, and “transformation” tasks: Teachers on assignment in Xinjiang under intense control, causing depression and anxiety.
China combines cutting-edge surveillance technology with traditional communist police-state repression, to create 21st century Orwellian dystopia in Xinjiang Region, and beyond.
Shandong protests erupted when veterans discovered their identities – and benefits – had been stolen by government officials. Violence and arrests followed.
Mobile app seeks to dominate workers’ free time, indoctrinate citizens as they compete to attain high scores to satisfy Party and keep their jobs.
China reinforces the ban on “religious or feudal” ideas, re-education of religious teachers, to ensure students remain ignorant of all except Marxism.
The Chinese State continues using technology to monitor its citizen: electric vehicles, like scooters or motorcycles, are only sold with such devices installed.
Since his arrest in December, the pastor’s mother has been beaten, the whole family is being monitored, and his lawyer was detained.
As Chinese authorities promote a Mao-era policy that pits people against each other, they’re also increasing the militancy in each and every village.