Monetary rewards by the government nurture the culture of snitching in China, putting people of faith in permanent danger and resulting in the closure of churches.
The CCP has a new mission: eliminating house churches nationwide within the next two years. In the meantime, it’s upping the ante, forcibly shutting down churches and targeting them even in cyberspace.
Since last year, Taoism, long considered as China’s traditional religion, suffered the most severe crackdown since the Cultural Revolution.
CCP collects information on CAG members who fled China, uses agents and online propaganda to harass them. Anyone opposing the persecution deemed hostile to China.
People in need are left to fend for themselves, as orphanages, drug addiction centers, and homeless shelters are suppressed just because the services are provided by the religious.
Ancient or new, Buddhist, Taoist, and folk religion temples continue to be suppressed; even those with proper government certification and approval are demolished.