The Chinese authorities’ crackdown on Buddhist venues and symbols is intensifying, even protected historical and cultural sites are not spared.
Hubei authorities have sealed off and demolished Buddhist temples, cutting off believers’ source of livelihood and leaving them homeless.
Authorities are harassing a once flourishing, more than 1,000-year-old temple and subject monks to increased control and indoctrination.
The CCP is cracking down on Buddhist statues from the source: factories that cast them have become a new target of government’s attacks.
In its effort to blot out religion, the Chinese Communist Party uses churches and temples as venues for the non-religious to perform.