Is Religious Persecution in Russia Escalating?

“Russian authorities have arrested, fined, or imprisoned members; community property has been seized; and there have been numerous reports of harsh interrogations and allegations of torture,” the U.N. noted.

Foreigners Face Online Preaching Ban in China

“The government classifies many religious groups outside its control as ‘evil cults,’ and subjects members to police harassment, torture, arbitrary detention and imprisonment,” Human Rights Watch said.