CHINA:Special Weekly FoRB Newsletter (22-28.09.2020)
28.09.20 – Church-run schools eliminated to advance patriotic education
The CCP cracks down on educational institutions with ties to places of worship to ensure that the young generation receives only “proper” communist training.
28.09.20- Islamic symbols and inscriptions purged in Henan
The provincial government banned in April all Islam-related writings and symbols on public signages and private residences, also in businesses, like shops and cafes.
28.09.20 – Detention facilities in Xinjiang: there are more, not less
The report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, and other sources, confirm that the CCP propaganda claim that camps are being closed is a lie.
27.09.20 – Shouters sentenced to jail penalties in Anhui
Six members of the movement received jail terms up to five years in Ma’anshan City.
26.09.20 – One more priest tortured to force him into official church
Father Liu Maochun from the Diocese of Mindong, who refuses to join the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association, was arrested and deprived of sleep to break his will.
26.09.20 – CCP continues to destroy Uyghur families: The story of Mirehmet
He and his brother live a successful life abroad. This is a crime in China, and a third brother has “disappeared” after having been arrested
25.09.20 – Ethnic Kazakhs arrested: A relative fears violence and jail rape
Gulaisha Oralbay speaks out. Her brother and two sisters have received heavy sentences to be purged in a notorious jail for crimes the Chinese authorities have refused to disclose to her.
24.09.20 – CCP rewriting The Gospel: Jesus actually “killed” The woman taken in adultery
The story in John 8 is presented to Chinese students as one where the Savior waits for the Pharisees to leave, then stones the adulterer himself.
23.09.20 – Tibetan buddhism ‘sinicized’ across inland China
Implementing President Xi Jinping’s orders to advance the ‘sinicization’ of Tibetan Buddhism, local authorities eradicate traditional architecture and symbols.
23.09.20 – 63 MPs from all over the world call for “magnitsky-style” action protesting cultural genocide in Tibet
A statement by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) builds upon Dr. Adrian Zenz’s new findings to denounce atrocities and Western immobilism.
22.09.20 – Militarized labor training and indoctrination: Xinjiang schemes exported to Tibet
Although not necessarily involving detention, the CCP’s militarized training of Tibetan workers, sent to work far from home, is suspiciously similar to what is being done to the Uyghurs.
22.09.20 – More demolitions of temples and religious statues in Hubei
In May, the CCP launched another large-scale drive against Buddhist and Taoist venues in central China’s province where the coronavirus originated.
22.09.20 – Nearly 120 Church of Almighty God members arrested
In August, authorities in Zhejiang and Shandong provinces launched unified arrest operations, utilizing the data collected through long-term tracking of believers.
22.09.20 – Official catholic church: State-approved, hounded nonetheless
joining the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association does not mean that persecutions end: state-sanctioned venues are also harassed, unduly controlled, and shut.