On Nov. 30, the Chinese regime announced that Ren was expelled from her post and the Party. Authorities accused her of corruption and “actively engaging in superstitious activities.”
The most serious disruption of the elections happened in Nepal, after a Chinese high-level delegation visited the Himalayan country on December 27, allegedly to help resolving problems between the different factions of the local Communist Party.
Before then, when I phoned CCP officials in Beijing, they were arrogant and rude. Their attitudes have recently changed. The first day when nearly every local practitioner phoned, nine people decided to renounce their CCP memberships. I joked with another practitioner that it was rare to hear so many people say “Thank you!” in one day.
Gao’s sister had suffered greatly following her brother’s most recent “disappearance” three years ago, and had suffered from insomnia and depression, Geng wrote.
Cutting Off Funds for the Chinese Communist Party: Exchanges Around the World Delisting Chinese Companies
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has announced that it is delisting Chinese companies with ties to the Chinese military. The three firms are all state-owned enterprises operating in the telecom industry: China Unicorn (Hong Kong) Ltd., China Telecom Corporation Ltd., and China Mobile Ltd.
Chen Yonglin, a former senior diplomat at the Chinese consulate in Sydney, Australia, who defected in 2005, claimed China was operating a network of “over 1,000 Chinese secret agents and informants in Australia.”
During 2020, the Chinese Communist Party Severely Restricts and Shuts Down Churches and Christmas Celebrations
The CCP had banned the Beijing Catholic Church of the Savior, also known as the Xishiku Church, from opening on Christmas Eve. Authorities had stationed armed security guards wearing black uniforms to barricade the church’s entrance and prevent parishioners from entering.
China, ranked 177 out of 180 in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), is expanding its hold beyond its borders to impose its “ideologically correct” vocabulary, to deter any criticism of itself and to cover up the darker chapters in its history.
On Dec. 30, the Yantian District People’s Court in southern China’s Shenzhen city sentenced Tang Kai-yin and Quinn Moon to three years and two years respectively for “organizing others to illegally cross the border.” Tang was also fined $20,000 yuan (about $3,060) and Quinn was fined $15,000 yuan (about $2,300).
“As open democratic societies and market economies, the EU and the U.S. agree on the strategic challenge presented by China’s growing international assertiveness.”