Rewards Spur Local Governments to Destroy Temples

In Henan province, authorities find yet another way to undermine religion: play on citizens’ greed to make them allies in repression. The authorities in Henan province in central China are intensifying their efforts to combat religious belief, offering large sums of money to reward those who demolish temples, and hiring others to smash and destroy […]

2019 world report -- Italy

2019 world report — Italy

A coalition government between the anti-immigrant League and the populist Five Star Movement was inaugurated in June. In March, the UN high commissioner for human rights deplored the racism and xenophobia that characterized the election campaign.