Several people were fined for quoting "Thou shalt not kill" publicly. Parliament passed a draft law to punish the spreading of “false information” about Russian army.
A survey by Forum 18 shows that “violations of the human rights have increased since fraudulent presidential elections and the regime's support for Russia's invasion of Ukraine”.
An exhibition in the Spanish city of Ourense shows the difficulties evangelicals had in the 19th and 20th centuries to share their ideas in freedom.
The speakers at the evangelical gathering stressed that criticism and offense should not be equated to hate speech, and that freedom of expression should prevail in case of doubt.
The new regulation also states that religious leaders must “support the leadership of the Communist Party” and must not “endanger national security” or be “dominated by foreign forces”.
Shortwave remains a viable and important platform that can be used to broadcast the full message of the gospel in its uncensored and unrestricted form.
A survey shows that 57% of evangelicals often do notfreely express their opinions.
Intellectuals warn that “the spread of censoriousness” is leading to an “intolerant climate”. Authors JK Rowling, Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are among the signatories.
The Chinese Christian Church in Spain closely follows the religious freedom changes happening in its home country. “The government wants all evangelical churches to be subject to the organisation of the Three Autonomies”.
Politicians and organisations say freedom of speech and religious freedom could be restricted if “sexual orientation” is given a special protection in the Penal Code.
Prime Minister could soon sign a law that bans evangelism and religious materials of unregistered groups. Protestants in several European countries send letters to embassies demanding religious freedom.
The FIFA erased the Brazilian football player's reference to the Christian faith in a video introducing the finalist.