April 13, 2018 The Urgent Need to Address Rising Religious Persecution in China
Rising religious persecution is one of many symptoms of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power.
Friday, Apr 13, 2018
9:30 am - 11:00 am
The Heritage Foundation
Rising religious persecution is one of many symptoms of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power. The suspicious death of Li Baiguang in February 2018 was a stark reminder that persons of faith are far from safe in China. Chinese Christians, Uighur Muslims, Tibetan Buddhists, and Falun Gong practitioners have long experienced persecution, but restrictions on religious freedom in China are on the rise. Join us for a discussion on the state of religious freedom in China as we consider how the U.S. can respond to alleviate the plight of religious communities living under these dire conditions.
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