Authorities in Hui populated areas launched campaigns to “sinicize” mosques amid the coronavirus outbreak. More are planned for later this year and 2021.
In the United States and other countries, June 21 is Father’s Day. A member of the Church of Almighty God tells Bitter Winter the sad story of her beloved and persecuted father.
Not only do Church of Almighty God members face inhuman persecution at home. For those hoping to find safety abroad, refugee status is hindered by the virus.
Amid the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, China’s communist government is censoring and suppressing any information that might damage its reputation.
CCP collects information on CAG members who fled China, uses agents and online propaganda to harass them. Anyone opposing the persecution deemed hostile to China.
On July 22, coerced or manipulated relatives of The Church of Almighty God refugees will stage false “spontaneous demonstrations” in Korea. But some relatives refused to go.
Provincial governments implement brutal suppression policies, aided with propaganda and resulting in arrests of believers.
The son of a member of The Church of Almighty God travelled to South Korea and urged his mother, who fled abroad, not to return to China, where she would be immediately arrested.
On April 11, authorities ordered to forcibly demolish part of a newly-built mosque in a village of Gansu Province and later arrested people who shared the news.