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Andrew Bennett

Director, The Cardus Religious Freedom Institute

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Chinese Regime's Crackdown on Religious Freedom Worst Since Cultural Revolution, Panel Hears
REPORT October 29th

"The Chinese Communist Party’s crackdown on Christians and other religious groups has intensified in recent years and Canada must not remain silent on the issue, according to a panel discussion hosted by the Cardus Religious Freedom Institute.

The webinar discussion, titled Mao vs. God: State Control of Churches in China Under Xi, focused on the CCP’s persecution of Christians, Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, Tibetan Buddhists, and adherents of the spiritual practice Falun Gong. 

The communist regime has increased the oppression of religious rights in recent years, said panelist Benedict Rogers, co-founder and chief executive of Hong Kong Watch, at the webinar held on Oct. 26."

Human Rights Experts Call for Canada to Speak Out About Religious Persecution in China
REPORT October 27th

Experts decry “the worst assault on human rights in China since the Tiananmen massacre of 1989”

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