Report: Religious Persecution Set to Rise in India and China in 2021

A church building in the Funan, Anhui region of China is torn down on the order of Chinese government officials while the congregation worships inside. (Image credit: China Aid)

A church building in the Funan, Anhui region of China is torn down on the order of Chinese government officials while the congregation worships inside. (Image credit: China Aid)

Religious persecution is projected to rise in 2021, warns Release International (RI), an organization that supports persecuted Christians around the world. 

In the organization’s report, RI revealed that persecution is growing in communist China due to oppressive laws against religion, the closing of multiple churches, and the increasing number of houses of worship that must display signs honoring the regime’s principles and beliefs.

“The government of President Xi Jinping is increasing its ‘clean up’ of anything that does not advance the communist agenda. They appear to believe that they can achieve this by systematic opposition,” said one RI partner.

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