Presented as a coronavirus prevention measure, numerous cameras were installed in China’s religious venues. Believers fear that they will remain for good.
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.
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.
The Chinese government is using WeChat, a popular multi-purpose social media and messaging app, for mass surveillance, including to monitor people of faith.
Tibetans are continuously controlled through camera networks and artificial intelligence. Now, Huawei’s highest 5G base station on Mount Everest will also favor international cyber-espionage.
While we discuss data, 5G, and tracing apps, a book by Kai Strittmatter on how the CCP dreams to keep the entire world under surveillance may help.
Police officers from inland China, who worked in Xinjiang, disclose details of control measures employed by the CCP to suppress Uyghur Muslims.
Disregarding growing concerns from the international community, the CCP steps up efforts to control the daily lives of people by monitoring their every move.
Citing Huawei’s complicity in slavery and oppression, British Uyghurs are appealing to the British Government to reverse a decision to allow it to run part of the UK’s 5G network.
Battalions of overseers patrol residential communities in the name of “social stability,” watch for “unstable elements” and report on religious activities.