Bitter Winter has received and publishes a confidential document detailing how the persecution of the movements listed as xie jiao (“heterodox teachings”) should be conducted between April 2018 and January 2019. The Church of Almighty God is the primary target.
Archives for July 2018
Law enforcement officers apprehended an Evangelical preacher during her father-in-law’s funeral.
The police monitored phones of the family members before arresting them during a joint operation between two regional law enforcement forces.
Arrested for her belief, a house church leader spent three years in prison undergoing brutal atheist “training.”
Three house church co-workers were arrested during a religious meeting; during their detention, police officers beat two of them up.
A church member form Henan has been sentenced for his belief three times, which resulted in his mental and physical incapacitation.
Authorities removed the cross of a government-controlled Protestant church in Yichuan County, Henan Province, only after a third attempt: two teams of crane operators refused to dismantle it.
Five house church members from Qingdao, Shandong Province were sentenced to a year and four months in prison and continue to be persecuted after their release.
A member of The Church of Almighty God had to flee his home and lost his family after his name has been put on the most-wanted list.