Special Weekly FORB Newsletter (26.07-03.08-2020)
She organized an underground network of women fighting for human rights and freedom, and was tortured for 27 years in the CCP jails.
03.08.20- Only ‘politically correct’ religious venues allowed to reopen
Places of worship are issued strict prerequisites to open their doors after the coronavirus restrictions are lifted. The primary must—loyalty to the Communist Party.
02.08.20 – Crosses toppled from two protestant venues in one village
Amid the CCP’s nationwide cross removal campaign, a state-run and a house church in a Zhejiang Province village were attacked by government-hired security guards.
01.08.20 – Uyghurs, CCP fake news exposed by new UHRP report
The Uyghur Human Rights Project reveals new details on Beijing’s massive campaign to persuade the world that there is no persecution in Xinjiang.
31.07.20 – 52 Church of Almighty God members given long jail sentences
One of the sentenced believers will spend 15 years in prison merely for keeping at home CAG-related e-books and videos.
30.07.20 – A popular Tibetan Buddhist Palace demolished in Hebei
The Tushita Palace in the ancient Lingyan Temple was destroyed in November last year, after months of rectifications ordered by the local authorities.
30.07.20 – CCP offers high monetary awards to those who report on banned religious groups
To create an atmosphere where “every person participates and all population report” on xie jiao, the government offers up to 100,000 RMB (about $ 14,000) for delation.
30.07.20 – Morally ensnared in Xinjiang: A young researcher reflects on genocides
Xinjiang and other theaters of genocide may seem far away from us. They aren’t, as products of forced labor are in our shops.
29.07.20 – Vatican-China deal: “The CCP hacked Vatican computers”
One of the largest international cybersecurity firms claims that the Chinese have hacked since May the Vatican agencies involved in the renewal of the agreement.
27.07.20 – Ekrem Mehmet: No welcome, no goodbye
A young father dies before being allowed to see his newly born child. Another Uyghur victim of the transformation through education camps.
27.07.20 – You can’t believe in God in China,’ police tell believers
Attacks on house churches across China intensified in the past few months, as police and government officials raid places of worship and intimidate congregations.
27.07.20 – Numerous folk religion temples destroyed in Henan and Hebei
China’s folk religion venues, an integral part of rural life for generations, suffer severe crackdowns, as the communist regime aims to eradicate all religions.
26.07.20 – Poverty alleviation in Xinjiang: slaving in jail-like plants
An ethnic Han manager at a garment factory in Xinjiang discloses disturbing details of local Uyghurs’ abuse, disguised as bogus projects to improve their lives.
26.07.20 – Believers beaten and injured trying to protect their rights
As the CCP sends armed police to rectify or demolish places of worship, congregations resist them bravely defending the right to practice their faith.
26.07.20 – A book trailer launched for Massimo Introvigne’s book on The Church of Almighty God
The volume published this year by Oxford University Press has now its own video introduction.