A child from the Uyghur community living in Turkey participates in a protest in Istanbul on November 6, 2018, against oppression by the Chinese government of Muslim Uyghurs in the far-western Xinjiang province. >Credit: AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis
China Buys Turkey’s Silence on Uyghur Oppression
A quick explanation of how China uses economic leverage to silence Turkey on the Uyghur issue, coauthored by my colleague and friend, Aykan Erdemir.
Sterilizations, IUDs, and Mandatory Birth Control
The CCP’s Campaign to Suppress Uyghur Birthrates in Xinjiang
Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Targets Catholic Officials in Hong Kong with Phishing Campaign
A phishing campaign that targeted the leaders of the Hong Kong Catholic Church in May was recently traced to hackers employed by the Chinese government.
Portraits of Mao Zedong are replacing religious symbols in homes of believers.
People on Social Welfare Ordered to Worship CCP, Not God
The coronavirus outbreak has significantly affected China’s economy and livelihoods, primarily low-income households. Without much help from the state, religious residents are also coerced to renounce their faith, or their welfare benefits are cut.
President Ji needs to go
The most populous nation in the world is a critical international player and needs to take a credible role in the world. And the present leadership is making a mockery of his own people.
Freedom of Religion or Belief in China Today
Repressed, Removed, Re-Educated: The stranglehold on religious life in China
The Gospel According to Xi
Beijing considers publishing official translations of holy texts like the Bible. (requires a log in)
48 State-Run Churches Shut Down in One County in Two Weeks
Protestants in Jiangxi Province’s Yugan county have been suffering CCP’s persecution for the past few years. Attacks renewed after coronavirus lockdown was lifted.
Wang Yi (left) with his wife, Jiang Rong (right) (Photo: ChinaAid)
Church member advised to mind "regulations"
Authorities in Chengdu, Sichuan, introduced a state-approved pastor to house church Christian Liu Hongliang. Liu and his wife attend the often-persecuted Early Rain Covenant Church. Their pastor, Pastor Wang Yi, is in prison.
Christianity Inflicting 'Enormous Harm' on China, Warns Communist Party
A local government communications agency in China recently held a seminar to discuss with Communist Party members the "enormous harm" Christianity is to the atheist nation and identify ways to stunt its growth.
China Bans Christian Funerals
Communist officials throughout China are using regulations that restrict religious freedom to also prohibit religious-themed funerals, even going so far as to arresting family members and stopping ceremonies mid-service.
A woman weeps while recounting stories of her family's persecution. (Photo: ChinaAid)
Propaganda videos show Uyghur relatives
Chinese-state owned media outlets, Global Times and CGTV, released propaganda videos to validate the Chinese Communist Party’s mass incarceration of Uyghurs for their ethnicity and religious beliefs.