The Chinese Communist regime under President Xi Jinping is systematically violating the religious freedom of Chinese Christians through the destruction and conversion of church buildings, imprisonment of pastors and priests, and the coercion of Christians to renounce their faith. This comes in addition to the brutal repression of the religious freedom of Uyghur Muslims, Tibetan Buddhists, and Falun Gong practitioners.
What is the extent of this persecution and what motivates it? How is what is happening to Christians in China affecting Canadian Christians of Chinese background? The Cardus Religious Freedom Institute invited Canadian parliamentarians to explore this issue with two leading commentators on religious freedom in China.