A new book on the sacred scriptures of “redemptive societies” helps exposing myths and misunderstandings about Chinese religion.
Xie Jiao Organizations
Xie jiao indicates the religious movements prohibited in China.
The leader reorganized the movement after having been detained and “reeducated” for two years. Now, he goes to jail again, this time for 19 years.
Not coincidentally, border tensions with India are accompanied by a renewed campaign against Indian religious and spiritual movements active in China.
People in China are bombarded with atheist propaganda in a variety of forms, as the government seeks to eliminate religion from their lives.
Manipulated and lied to by the government, relatives of believers from banned religious groups are forced to mistreat their loved ones to save themselves.
The CCP has a list of banned religious groups. Now, it is telling lawyers they cannot argue in court their accused members are not guilty – or else.
A study of 200 court decisions published in the scholarly Journal of CESNUR demonstrates that living a normal religious life in a banned group is enough to go to jail in China.
Arrest quotas, monetary bonuses, fines, other “stick and carrot” methods are widely used to encourage officials and police officers to suppress people of faith.
The indictment of a group of Jehovah’s Witnesses confirms that Art. 300 of the Chinese Criminal Code is enforced against those who did not commit any crime other than spreading their beliefs.