A woman signed up for a Falun Gong pamphlet, and her grandson and daughter were punished severely ten years later.
Authorities forced them to give up their religious belief by threatening to cut off their subsistence allowance and pension subsidies.
Two house church leaders from Beijing were arrested in 2015; a year later, they were sentenced to three years in prison and fined.
Members of The Church of Almighty God (CAG) were detained recently. Their release is uncertain.
A Catholic and resident of Tianjin, the soldier spent a month in solitary confinement. Later, he was disqualified from serving in the army.
A university student from Shanxi’s Yucheng city is currently in detention, and as per reports, will not be released until she gives up her faith.
Communist Party authorities closed down a house church in Hebei Province accusing it of “collusion with South Korean missionaries.”
The police secretly arrested a leader of a house church in Shanxi Province. His family managed to see him only over a year later.
Two house church leaders from Shanxi received heavy prison sentences in 2015 and still remain in custody accused of following heterodox teachings.
Authorities are closely monitoring house churches with foreign affiliations disguising anti-religious activities as the fight against “foreign infiltration forces.”