A confidential document from Zhejiang reveals that CCP plans to spend $ 58,600 in academic “studies” supporting its campaign against banned religious movements listed as xie jiao (“heterodox teachings”).
Xie Jiao Organizations
Xie jiao indicates the religious movements prohibited in China.
The national crackdown on banned “heterodox teachings” (xie jiao) led to the sentencing of 305 Falun Gong practitioners between April and July 2018.
Between the government-controlled “red market” of religion and the banned and persecuted groups of the “black market,” lies the vast area of the religious “gray market,” including churches and temples that are neither legal nor explicitly banned as xie jiao and a number of other religious and spiritual activities. Massimo Introvigne
Additional information has emerged about the arrest of 71 believers in Henan’s Shangqiu city.
“Official” or “government-controlled” religions are often mentioned in China. Five religious bodies are indeed authorized by the regime, although even their liberty is limited. Massimo Introvigne
A family of three who are all members of The Church of Almighty God were detained during the “Operation Thunder” in Liaoning’s Dandong city.
A believer was arrested in 2015 and sentenced to two years in jail for believing in a heterodox religious movement.
Dai Xiaoqiang, a pastor from Zhejiang Province, discloses details of being detained in a water dungeon.
A university student and a member of The Church of Almighty God in Liaoning Province was arrested because of her faith and was later forced to quit her studies.