Recently, China announced a revision to its infamous one-child policy, instituted by Mao’s successor. Married couples can now apply to have up to three children, an increase from the more recent limit of two. On the surface, the policy change might appear to be a significant improvement on Mao’s 1957 statement — at least in terms of human dignity. In fact, it is not. Both these stories reflect what happens when a society rejects the core Christian idea of the image of God.
A Chinese official asserted that the Wuhan lab in China should be awarded a Nobel Prize in Medicine for studying the COVID-19 virus. At the same time, GOP leader Kevin McCarthy is calling for China to be held accountable for mismanaging the viral outbreak.
Since 2017, more than 1 million Uyghurs have been placed in suspected internment camps by the Chinese government. The government claims that the camps are vocational training camps set up to help fight back against religious extremism, but escapees of the camps have described them as abusive. Here is what you should know about the imprisonment of the Uyghurs in China: