March 1, 2021 | Freedom of Religion and Belief
25.02.21 – Women routinely raped in Tibetan reeducation camps too
Just like Muslim women in Xinjiang, lay Buddhist girls and nuns are also submitted to systematic rape in Tibet’s transformation through education camps.
26.02.21 – UN rights chief says abuses in Xinjiang must be ‘independently assessed’
The United Nations lead official for human rights called on Friday for a full and independent investigation of human rights abuses in northwest China’s Xinjiang region, where reports say over a million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities have been held in a vast network of internment camps since 2017.
23.02.21 – Canada calls it a genocide
The vote in Ottawa’s House of Commons is a slap in the face of the CCP, and a sign of hope for those persecuted in Xinjiang.
22.02.21 – Support Hursen Hesen, another persecuted Uyghur intellectual
A filmmaker and actor from Xinjiang committed two capital sins: he was successful, and maintained his Uyghur identity. He has been sentenced to 15 years in jail.
28.02.21 – Once imprisoned for five years, a 69-year-old man sentenced again for his faith
Having served five years in prison, Mr. Duan Yifa, a Jimusi City, Heilongjiang Province resident, was secretly sentenced again for his faith in Falun Gong, a mind-body practice that has been persecuted by the Chinese communist regime since 1999.
28.02.21 – Married couple in their 70s sentenced to prison for their shared faith
A married couple in Dongying City, Shandong Province were both sentenced to three years and three months for their faith in Falun Gong, a mind-body practice that has been persecuted by the Chinese communist regime since 1999.
22.02.21 – Church in China: 2021 dominated by the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party
This year’s work program for Catholics has been drawn up by bishops and the Patriotic Association. Deepen the history of the Party, the Long March, Socialism, aligning with the leadership of Xi Jinping. A Theological Forum on Sinicization is also planned. More than a “pastoral” program, it is a political program in which the “independent and autonomous Church” is exalted.