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CCP’s Use of Tech to Abuse Human Rights Condemned at 2nd Ministerial Side Event

On July 15, 2019, during the US State Department’s second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, the Coalition to Advance Religious Freedom in China held a side event called “Silicon Valley and China: The Rise of Religious Oppression Through Technology.” A persecuted Christian from The Church of Almighty God (CAG), a Uyghur, and a petitioner spoke on the CCP’s use of advanced technology to trample human rights, and called on US tech companies to stop their supply to China. The host Greg Mitchell, Co-Chair of the International Religious Freedom Roundtable, spoke on the state of religious persecution in China. ...

The Long Arm of the Dragon: Chinese Persecution of Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution

Since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) took power, the growing and systematic religious persecution in China has generated tens of thousands of refugees, who flee to democratic countries. The mere fact that refugees are granted asylum declares to the world that China is guilty of religious persecution. As the CCP has always presented itself as “great, glorious, correct,” how can it admit the fact that it persecutes religious belief and tramples on human rights? For this reason, the CCP has launched a long-term, systematic and massive campaign to harass refugees who flee religious persecution in China. ...

Italian Festival of Religions: All Must Defend Religious Freedom

On April 5, 2019 Mondoreligioni, an Italian festival of religions now in its second edition, was held in Rome, drawing representatives of religious groups from a number of countries to have exchanges by displaying religious literature and artwork, creative performances, and so on. The festival’s organizers, Italy’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Vice-President of the European Parliament, attended the event to deliver speeches. Christians with The Church of Almighty God (CAG) were also invited to attend. ...

Persecution of Christians on the rise in Asia

One in every three Christians in Asia are suffering from a “high level” of persecution according to a new report by the UK-based Christian advocacy group Open Doors. Its 2019 Watch List Report ranks North Korea, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India among the top 10 where persecution of Christians is “most extreme”. China is on the list at number 27. Some church leaders in China say persecution is at its worst level since the Cultural Revolution in the 1960s and 70s. The South China Morning Post speaks to Ron Boyd-Macmillian, director of resarch at Open Doors International. ...