To curb the virus, China’s children study in virtual classrooms, employees are urged to work from home. But people of faith are banned from assembling online.
The Ministry of Education of China has uniformed and “sinicized” the curriculum, and is training teachers to use the new materials to criticize the West and promote atheism.
From government spokespersons to teachers in schools, the Chinese authorities are trying to divert attention from their inability to deal with the outbreak.
They first cut off the power supply, then terrorized the congregation. Two pastors were taken in for interrogation, threatened to give up their faith.
A Church of Almighty God member recounts to Bitter Winter his horrifying experience serving a four-and-a-half-year jail sentence, received because of his faith.
Flouting legal proceedings and using force, officials continue to crack down on unofficial places of worship, with the ultimate goal of total eradication.
Two women, both members of The Church of Almighty God, share their memories of humiliation and torture while held in custody for their faith.