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Hundreds of Chinese Christian Schoolchildren Forced to Declare They Follow ‘No Religion’

GettyImages-668404330-1.jpgSome 300 schoolchildren in the overtly Christian Zhejiang province have been forced to fill out a form declaring that they do not follow any religion. A “trusted source” told Christian persecution watchdog World Watch Monitor (WWM) that it is very normal for parents to fill in a questionnaire that asks them about their child’s religion, but that having to falsely declare that they do not follow Jesus is unheard of. “In this case,  the children were handed a questionnaire in class about faith, which is not normal,” the source explained, adding prying for more information on the kids appears to be part of a new initiative “to identify Christians and give them pressure of one sort or another.”….Read More