Reports on Hong Kong, Macau, and Tibet are appended at the end of this report. Given the scope and severity of reported religious freedom violations specific to Xinjiang this year, a separate section on the region is also included in this report.
To avoid being monitored or arrested, preachers in Jiangxi lead members of their congregation to a distant meeting venue very early in the mornings.
Religious prisoners are put to work making clothes or electronics in brutal conditions: 12-hour workdays, denied of nutritious food and medical care, tortured.
In China, bystanders are arrested, beaten, investigated for years for daring to document violence committed by police. Why do CCP authorities fear oversight?
Authorities in the central Chinese province of Henan say jailed rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong will be taken to a location chosen by police following the end of his prison sentence on Thursday.
The functions of Office 610 and the “Central Leading Anti-Xie-Jiao Group” are now being absorbed into the CCP Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission, as well as the Ministry of Public Security.