CHINA: Special Weekly Newsletter on Freedom of Religion or Belief (15-30.12.2020)
30.12.20 – A 3-year “final solution” plan against The Church of Almighty God
Countless CAG members have been arrested following a national crackdown operation launched this September to eradicate the Church.
29.12.20 – How Jews celebrated Hanukkah with Uyghurs in mind
The global Jewish community is refusing to stay silent in the face of mounting human rights atrocities perpetrated against the Uyghurs.
28.12.20 – “Christmas, get out of China!”—But not before bringing CCP a lot of money
Christians were harassed, often with the pretext of COVID-19. Meanwhile, 80% of Christmas ornaments sold in the West were made in China.
24.12.20 – A Christmas letter from Bitter Winter
2020 has been a bad year for religious liberty, not only because of the COVID-19. Bitter Winter was there every day to report, but needs your help.
21.12.20 – “Anti-Cult Disneylands” proliferate in China
“Rule of law and anti-xie-jiao theme parks” put together the ubiquitous propaganda for “Xi Jinping’s thought on the rule of law,” and the persecution of religious minorities.
21.12.20 – “Raising Goblins”: A bizarre accusation against Asian spiritual minorities
In 1997, a prosecutor accused a respected Taiwanese spiritual master of practicing black magic. Although ridiculous, the accusation was part of an historical and old tradition of discrimination.
19.12.20 – Catholic sanctuary of our Lady of Zhaojialing under CCP attack
The village is a nationally famous pilgrimage site since the 19th century. Now, the Catholic signs and images are disappearing.
18.12.20 – Uyghur forced labor in the cotton fields: denial is futile, the evidence is here
Game-changing revelations prove irrefutably that China’s cotton trade is stained from start to finish with Uyghur forced labor.
17.12.20 – Kaifeng Jews: As Hanukkah gift from CCP, more repression
“Judaism is not one of the five authorized religions, and therefore is illegal,” authorities tell the century-old Jewish community.
16.12.20 – Zhonggong: The “cult” that refused to die
Hundreds of police hunt for a new incarnation of a group the CCP believed it had successfully eradicated in 2016.
15.12.20 – Religious books burned or trashed, printers jailed
Not content with persecuting believers, the CCP confiscates and destroys Christian texts, Qurans, and Buddhist scriptures.