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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.
For ordinary people, surveilled daily – even to enter one’s home – and treated as terrorists, life in the region turned into a depressing, prison-like existence.
CCP-designated “red education base” to worship communist leaders was razed to the ground day after the news appeared, to rid of this oddity and avoid humiliation.
Under the CCP’s religious crackdown, Buddhist and Taoist temples are being demolished or forced to undergo a “metamorphosis.”
The CCP uses soft and tough methods: from indoctrinating performances in praise of the Party to dismantling crosses. The goal is to make religions disappear.
A propaganda performance is touring villages in Jiangxi Province, pressurizing people to replace belief in God with worshiping the regime.
The Fuzhou Reformed House Church has been shut down by the authorities for refusing to join the Three-Self Church.
Accused of “holding illegal gatherings,” three Protestant house churches in the central province of Henan were shut down, police confiscating their assets.
On February 4, 2019, the European Federation for Freedom of Belief (FOB) held a conference in Florence, Italy to promote its most recent publication: Law and Freedom of Belief in Europe: an arduous journey.
The afternoon of April 6, nearly 1,000 Uyghurs from all over the world gathered in Washington D.C.’s Freedom Plaza, holding up slogans and photos of loved ones held in concentration camps to protest the CCP’s atrocities of interning Xinjiang’s Uyghurs in concentration camps.
In recent years, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has become increasingly frenzied in its suppression and persecution of religious belief. To avoid arrest and persecution by the CCP, some Christians from The Church of Almighty God (CAG) have escaped to Spain.
Another government-approved Protestant church in Henan fell victim to the authorities’ religious persecution: it was reduced to ruins in just over ten minutes.
On April 11, authorities ordered to forcibly demolish part of a newly-built mosque in a village of Gansu Province and later arrested people who shared the news.
In its effort to blot out religion, the Chinese Communist Party uses churches and temples as venues for the non-religious to perform.
The sound of their singing conveyed the unshakeable will of Chinese Christians to continue following the Lord, despite the CCP’s suppression.