Anyone who wants to attend a service in a government-controlled Three-Self church in Xinjiang’s Urumqi city must not only present their identification card but also have their identity checked by a facial recognition system.
In the past four months, the Chinese government has made repeated attempts at shutting down the church.
After a sequence of well-planned mischievous manipulations, Henan authorities made members of the Yangzhai True Jesus Church congregation sign a document condemning their church to demolition.
While countless Buddhist temples are being destroyed across China, statues of deities are being replaced with those of Mao Zedong in the remaining places of worship.
A Christian woman from Henan’s Gongyi city was arrested recently and tortured for information.
Believers in China face punishment for posting any faith-related information or even a picture of a cross on the internet.
Two house church leaders from Beijing were arrested in 2015; a year later, they were sentenced to three years in prison and fined.
Churches across several provinces like Shandong, Hunan, Jilin and more have been raided upon and shut down recently.
Two Italian court decisions quote scholarly studies to reject the fake news depicting The Church of Almighty God as “against the family”
International scholars start asking the question whether what China is doing to the Uyghurs, members of Falun Gong, and other groups, should be properly qualified as genocide
An article in Foreign Policy lifts the veil on how China uses his economic influence to prevent foreign media from reporting about religious persecution.
On September 2–4, 2018, Austrian journalist Peter Zoehrer was an eyewitness to false “spontaneous demonstrations” staged by the CCP and Korean anti-cultists against asylum seekers of The Church of Almighty God in Seoul. He tells the whole story to Bitter Winter.
Uyghur human rights scholar and activist Zubayra Shamseden tells Bitter Winter that CCP sees all Uyghur as enemies, is engaged in the largest detention of an ethnic group since World War II, and has now extended its repression to other Muslim minorities.