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Chinese government continues persecution of Christians, Barbados continues begging for Chinese handouts

April 28, 2014 - Chinese government destroys 6-year old Sanjiang Church. Fifty percent of China's slaves are religious prisoners.

April 28, 2014 – Chinese government destroys 6-year old Sanjiang Church. Fifty percent of China’s slaves are religious prisoners.

Trading Bajan silence on Christian persecution for cash

Remind me… What was that verse about the ‘love of money’ ?

We Bajans are so selective in our outrage. Worse than Americans really – for if the Americans ban products from Cuba while still doing business with China, the largest single human rights violator in the world, at least the US Government criticizes China’s government for slave camps and other violations of human rights, even as the US continues to do business.

Bajans, however, remain silent about China’s ongoing human rights violations.

How can it be that Barbados – a country founded upon slavery, whips, rape, kidnapping and all manner of human misery – remains silent about China, a country that still maintains the largest slave camp system in the world? How can our government say nothing about the Chinese government kidnapping pregnant women and forcing abortions as government officials hold down screaming mothers? How can we say nothing about China destroying hundreds of Christian churches and imprisoning millions because of their religious beliefs?

The answer is this: The Chinese government purchases Bajan silence in exchange for gifts of cash, travel and material goods. It is in the economic interests of our Government and of certain businesses and individual Bajans to forget about China’s slave camps, religious persecution, forced abortion and infanticide.

And so we remain silent, and even embrace Barbados China friendship.

Further Reading

Telegraph: China accused of anti-Christian campaign as church demolition begins

Telegraph: Christians form human shield around church in China

Daily Mail: Woman finds letter from Chinese slave

NY Times: China’s forced labor

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Barbados China Friendship Association – Happy to not talk about China’s slave camps, forced abortions

Long-time readers of Barbados Free Press will remember that our founding editor Marcus (passed in 2013 and greatly missed) had a special place in his heart for the millions of Christians and others imprisoned as slaves in modern China’s Laogai slave camps. Marcus also wrote about the horrific forced abortions where Chinese mothers are kidnapped off the street, and held down while their babies are ripped from their wombs and killed.

All at the direction of the Chinese Communist government.

“In Communist China, the authorities kidnap pregnant women from the street, hold them down and abort their babies.

That is the government were talking about. The same government that has been showering gifts and financial aid upon Barbados in order to win our votes at the United Nations.

Shiu Yon Zhou knows this first hand. Her story is one you will not forget.”

from BFP’s Mother Jumps From Second Story Window To Escape Forced Abortion By Communist Chinese Government

Difficult to believe? Don’t believe an anonymous blog like BFP! Do some research yourself. Here are a few past BFP articles to get you started…

September 10, 2010: Barbados silent about China kidnapping, forcing late term abortions, sterilizations on 7000 women

November 3, 2009: Barbados students forge special bond with imprisoned Chinese pastor – through footballs made in slave labour camps

November 28, 2008: China’s New Slave Empire: Africa

June 28, 2006: Slave Labour Camps “Vital Part of Chinese Economy” – Should Barbados Take Gifts From Communist China?

Meanwhile… if you’d like to learn Chinese and join the Barbados China Friendship Association, here are the details. Just keep quiet about the slavery and forced abortions, okay?  Continue reading

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Barbados Prime Minister Holds His Tongue About Slavery, Torture, Imprisonment, Forced Abortions Of Chinese Christians

UPDATED: August 1, 2010 – Emancipation Day

Unlike Minister of Culture Steve Blackett who suggested that we mark Emancipation Day with drinking, dancing and wuking up, I refuse to “celebrate” Emancipation Day.

Instead of a celebration, I consider our family history and our country’s journey. I honour those who first made the day happen in 1834 and I honour those who continue the battle today to free the millions of slaves still in bondage.

With that in mind, we’re republishing an article written shortly after Emancipation Day in 2007.

The article is all true, my friends. You can choose to ignore China’s slave camps or to consider them on this Emancipation Day. Either way it won’t change the truth that China still maintains the world’s largest network of slave camps. And just like the slaves of Barbados, the slaves of China are an integral part of its economy.

Please think of your brothers and sisters in China on this Emancipation Day. FREE THE SLAVES Continue reading

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