Provincial governments intensify the “united front work” to track down and use overseas Chinese for expanding the regime’s influence abroad and suppressing dissent.
United Front Work Department (UFWD)
Chinese Communist Party refuses to process applications for Buddhist and Daoist temples, then goes on a rampage to bring them all down.
Since the launch of a nation-wide supervision program to inspect the implementation of Xi Jinping’s policies on religion in China’s provinces and municipalities, believers across the country are facing even more intense crackdown on their religious liberties.
Since September, the United Front Work Department (UFWD) has launched its first-ever nationwide supervision program initiated by the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee to check on the implementation of religious policies in provinces and municipalities across the country.
An article in Foreign Policy lifts the veil on how China uses his economic influence to prevent foreign media from reporting about religious persecution.
An official U.S. report details the massive efforts deployed by the United Front, under the personal guidance of President Xi Jinping, to manipulate information about China abroad and contain criticism on the issues of religious freedom and human rights.