On May 14, 2014, at approximately 9 a.m., 3 officers from a local police station in Guoli town, Huantai County in Zibo rushed into the house of Christian Jiang Jiaming (pseudonym), ordered him to get his wife Cui Yu (pseudonym), who was working the fields at the time, and took them both to the local […]
Archives for July 2018
The local police forced entry into the house of a member of The Church of Almighty God, a Chinese Christian new religious movement, in the city of Cenxi, Guangxi Province, taking him into custody and holding him for a fortnight after searching his house.
On May 21, 2017, the Public Security Bureau of the city of Jimo, Shandong Province, united multiple local police stations, dispatched more than twenty squad cars and over seventy armed police officers and raided a local Shouters meeting site, forcibly detaining forty-eight believers. Five co-workers of the Church were sentenced to prison terms.
Date: July 5, 2018 Nine leading human rights and religious liberty organizations sent a letter to the President of the United States, Donald Trump, appealing to intervene in the case of Demei Zou, the leader of the Christian new religious movement The Church of Almighty God in four Chinese provinces, who is detained in Detroit, Michigan. […]
Nine non-governmental organizations appeal to the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to intervene in the case of Demei Zou, an asylum seeker of a Chinese Christian new religious movement, The Church of Almighty God, who is detained in Detroit, Michigan and faces deportation to China.
A leader of The Church of Almighty God is threatened with deportation to China, where she will be at risk of being executed. This may be the most important article published by Bitter Winter to date. It is, literally, a question of life and death. It regards an asylum seeker of a Chinese Christian new […]
Liao Ying (50) is from the city of Zigong City Sichuan Province and currently lives in Yining city of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. She was arrested by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) police on September 12, 2014, while heading to a gathering of The Church of Almighty God, a Christian new religious movement, and […]
Zhou Youjing (55), a member of The Church of Almighty God, a Christian new religious movement, is from the Pukou District of the city of Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. In October 2016, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) police arrested her when she was on the way to the home of a church member. The CCP police […]
Over a hundred Christians from a charismatic house church in Inner Mongolia were beaten by the local armed police while they were in a gathering in July 2017. One elderly believer approaching eighty fainted after being tased, four others were forcibly arrested. Two of them were held in custody.