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Since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) took power, the growing and systematic religious persecution in China has generated tens of thousands of refugees, who flee to democratic countries.
At the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom organized by the U.S. State Department in Washington DC, high-tech companies supplying components to Chinese surveillance systems are told that this is immoral—and should be illegal too.
Ancient or new, Buddhist, Taoist, and folk religion temples continue to be suppressed; even those with proper government certification and approval are demolished.
A place of worship in Taiyuan city was forcibly shut down for “disturbing public order,” its congregation members taken away for interrogation.
In 2019, the CCP’s persecution of religion and faith in Mainland China has reached a peak.