(呼喊派). Opponent, the CCP and Chinese media called “Shouters” the members of the Local Church since the late 1970s, because of their practice to shout the name of the Lord Jesus Christ loudly. The Shouters were declared a xie jiao and banned in 1983, well before the first official list of the xie jiao was published in 1995. In China, “Shouters” and “Local Church” are often used as synonyms, although the leaders of Witness Lee’s branch of Local Church, whose headquarters are in Anaheim, California, insist that in China the Shouters are now a constellation of different groups, not all of them in contact with, or endorsed by, their organization in the U.S.« Back to Glossary Index
Inchiesta “England-Wales Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse”: i Testimoni di Geova e la cosiddetta regola dei due testimoni
La regola sulla necessità di avere due testimoni si riferisce soltanto alla gestione ecclesiastica, e non ha nulla a che fare con i rapporti dell’organizzazione con le autorità secolari.
Ban of Falun Gong in Hong Kong Promoted Through False Survey
A strange press conference on October 7 claimed that Hongkongers strongly support the application of the National Security Law against the movement.
The Blood Libel Anti-Semitic Myth. 3. The Case of Trent, 1475
Although several Popes condemned the anti-Jewish accusations as slanderous, the death of the child Simonino in Trent in 1475 led to the execution of several Jews.
The Persecution of the Ahmadis in Pakistan. 3. The Bhutto and Zia Years
Both the Islamic socialist Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and the Muslim radical General Zia-ul-Haq enacted anti-Ahmadis law that are still in force.