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Jubilee Campaign Recognizes World Children’s Day 2021 and Highlights Areas of Concern

China Violates Children’s Rights to Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) China has adopted international conventions provisioning citizens with the right to freedom of religion or belief – i.e., the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights; and the Convention on the Rights of the Child – and has outlined religious freedom in its […]

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21 Members of Banned Christian Group, Bloody Holy Spirit, Sentenced in China

In early June 2021, 21 members – including 15 women – of the Christian new religious movement Bloody Holy Spirit were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment for their involvement in a xie jiao. The Chinese government defines xie jiao as “evil cults” that promote “superstition” and “heterodox teachings”, though numerous scholars and human rights

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More Nations Formally Recognizing the Genocide Against Uyghurs in China

Over the past week, two nations join the ever-growing list of those which recognize the Chinese government’s treatment of Uyghur and Turkic Muslims as genocide. Months earlier, in January 2021, the United States under the former Trump presidential administration was the first nation to formally make such a genocide determination. In the weeks and months

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Expert Adrian Zenz Releases New Report That Further Sheds Light on Coercive Population Manipulation in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

In another groundbreaking report, Adrian Zenz, Senior Fellow in China Studies at Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, once again sheds light on the coercive population control measures the Chinese government is undertaking in Uyghur-populated regions and examines primary source documents to breakdown China’s goal of “optimizing the ethnic population structure”. Despite the vagueness of such

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China Permits Couples to Have Three Children, But What Will This Mean for Uyghurs?

This week, China made a groundbreaking announcement that married couples would now be permitted to have up to three children, reversing the previous two-child policy that has been implemented since 2016. The policy shift was brought on by two major observations: (1) late 2020 census data exhibits a major decline in birth rates, lower than

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China Sanctions Former USCIRF Commissioner Johnnie Moore

On 26 May 2021, China officially announced sanctions against Reverend and former Commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), Johnnie Moore. Moore, who has been a vocal critique regarding the Chinese Communist Party’s persecution against religious communities, expressed his personal views in the 2021 USCIRF Report, stating that “China is relapsing

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Updated 4/28/21 – International Olympic Committee Contracts Chinese Textile Company With Ties to Xinjiang Cotton to Make Olympic Uniforms

This article was originally published on 7 April 2021, updated on 28 April 2021. Updates located at the bottom of this page. On April 6, 2021, it was revealed that the International Olympic Committee has contracted a Chinese textiles company with ties to Xinjiang cotton to make this year’s Olympic athlete uniforms. While it was

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ChinaAid Releases Annual Persecution Report Detailing Situation of Chinese Christians Throughout 2020

ChinaAid, one of Jubilee Campaign’s leading partner organizations, provides the most updated information regarding the plight of Christians in China. Despite the pandemic that wreaked havoc all throughout 2020, ChinaAid did not stumble, and continued its advocacy and work exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s persecution of people of Christian faith, in particular pastors and members

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Chinese Propaganda Video Shows Uyghur TV Producer Admitting Guilt

On Friday, April 9, at a press conference in the Chinese capital of Beijing, a propaganda video was shown to attendees which depicted a middle-aged Uyghur man, head shaved and wearing a blue prison uniform, admitting to his alleged faults and pleading for mercy from the Chinese government. The man, an award-winning Uyghur television producer

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