Attended Church 10 Years Ago? No Travel for You

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities have been registering the personal information of religious believers on a comprehensive scale. The data collection is centralized into a unified database, and associated with a similar collection of data on religious venues. Religious and human rights advocates are concerned that this information will be used as a powerful weapon against believers.  Reportedly, all daily activities will be factors in determining one’s credit score. This score will determine whether one can travel out of town; whether one can be promoted at work; whether one can buy a car or property; and even what kind of school one’s children can attend.  Some believe, however, that it is another tool for those in power to monitor citizens and violate human rights.  Read more: