Religious freedom

China Represses Hong Kong Christians Under Olympic Shadow

A Hong Kong newspaper owned by the Chinese Communist government fired off a string of articles last week accusing Christian churches of fomenting unrest during the 2019 popular uprising, strongly hinting at a crackdown on Hong Kong Christians under the tyrannical “national security law” imposed by Beijing to crush the 2019 protest movement.

A protester holds a Christian cross as others gather outside the police headquarters in Hong Kong on June 21, 2019. - Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters on June 21, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader and the release of demonstrators arrested during the territory's …