Facial recognition further invades people’s lives after the regime introduced mandatory facial scans for all new customers signing up for mobile phone contracts.
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.
Companies in mainland China are scrutinized and sanctioned, as the regime enforces “stability control measures” to offset the effects of the pro-democracy movement.
A former employee of the largest state-owned telecommunications provider reveals how the regime is monitoring citizens’ calls and messages on mobile phones.
Amid the US-China trade war, the Chinese regime manipulates public opinion and imposes restrictions on citizens to evade adverse effects on its totalitarian rule.
In the name of suppressing “foreign religious infiltration,” the Chinese authorities close down churches suspected of ties with abroad, harass believers.
Is China keeping its citizens in Italy, both tourists and asylum seekers, under watch? A chat between Bitter Winter and Alessandra Bocchi, a young journalist with a long experience of all matters Chinese.
The regime aims to conceal its devious acts by censoring online communication and classifying anything related to religious persecutions as top-secret.
Invasive high-tech surveillance equipment, installed even in public toilets, is used to monitor and control China’s residents every step of their way.
In the name of resisting “foreign religious infiltration,” the CCP prevents believers from going abroad and having any contact with overseas groups or individuals.