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Party Propaganda Campaign on Great Harm Christianity Does to the Chinese National Security?

A Chinese Hui Muslim religious teacher now in exile in Australia just told me about a new attack on Christianity in China. He fears that attacks on all believers are a sign of something extreme like a new Cultural Revolution … Continue reading

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Christian Church Standoff in Zhengzhou, China

What happened after the Zhengzhou, Henan authorities posted the Illegal Religious Meeting Violation Notice in Zhengzhou, China   that was translated in a previous post: [English translation] (Pray for Us News) Brothers and sisters throughout China, we are the Zhengzhou Gaoxin District Christian … Continue reading

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PRC Religious Information Control Draft Regulations Released for Comment

Via Google Translate, lightly massaged. The PRC State Council issued the following draft regulations with a request for comment.  The date the draft regulations may go into effect, apparently later this year, is not clear. The draft regulations are very … Continue reading

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Illegal Religious Meeting Violation Notice in Zhengzhou, China

Reverend Francis Liu on Twitter passed along a photo (see below) taken in September 9, 2018 posted by Chinese authorities aiming to close down an illegal religious meeting place in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan, China’s most populous province. English … Continue reading

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Net Report: Some Chinese Christians in Henan and Anhui Provinces Forced to Renounce Their Religious Faith

“Exposed on the Internet: Local Authorities Forcing People in Henan and Anhui Provinces to Renounce Their Religious Faith”, the Voice of America (VOA) Chinese-language service reported on August 24.  According to the report, a Chinese-American Christian minister Liu Yi tweeted … Continue reading

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The Rectification of Names and the Party United Front Work Department Takeover of Religious Affairs and Overseas Chinese Affairs

The March 4, 2018 the Chinese Party Central Committee “Decision on the Deepening of Reform in Party and State Organizations” [中共中央关于深化党和国家机构改革的决定] includes among many other abolition of state organizations and the assumption of their responsibilities by Party organizations, the assumption … Continue reading

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2012: PRC Anthropologist Wu Fei on Suicide and Chinese Search for the Good Life

Cultural Anthropologist Wu Fei on Suicide — Chinese Need to Find a Way to Live the Good Life, Chinese Style 吴飞:自杀与中国式美好生活 2010年06月25日  南方人物周刊 [Wu Fei was one of the co-authors of the 2011 book Deep China: The Moral Life of the … Continue reading

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2009: China’s Singapore Illusion; Religious Charity in Rural Henan

Summarized from the January 28, 2009 issue of Nanfengchuang 南风窗 : Religious Assistance, A New Supplement to Socialization of Elder Care?  宗教救助,社会化养老的新补充?  by Nanfengchuang  journalist  Shi Po 石 破 After going through some background on cooperative health insurance in rural Henan, it discusses … Continue reading

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2010: Interviews in Tibetan Yushu Following the 2010 Earthquake 翻译:“舞台–玉树采访手记”

 http://photo-zt.blogbus.com/logs/62691963.html  (link now disappeared) A Chinese blogger combined pictures of Yushu, a Tibetan area in China’s Qinghai Province, before the April 14, 2010 earthquake with  the article by Ai Mo艾墨 “The Stage” that appeared recently in Hong Kong’s Mingbao newspaper. … Continue reading

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Chinese Writer Liao Yiwu and “The Whole World is a Narrow Bridge”

In an online passage “The Whole World is a Narrow Bridge”  from Liao Yiwu’s book of Tiananmen June 4th interviews Bullets and Opium (in Chinese online and published in German but not yet in English),   Liao Yiwu mentions how in … Continue reading

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