The Three-Self Church in Shuangmiao village is one of many government-controlled churches recently demolished in Henan Province.
After university authorities discovered that a student was a member of The Church of Almighty God, he was forced to leave his studies and flee.
In China, even possessing a book from The Church of Almighty God is sufficient grounds for arrest or persecution; an elderly believer from Shandong knows this well after being apprehended twice.
Police in Shandong Province shut down a family church, following the implementation of the new Regulations on Religious Affairs.
Xin Shoudao from Henan Province has been left impoverished after paying hefty amounts in fines in the past one year to the Chinese government.
The Chinese police practice “soft” torture violence, aiming at destroying person’s spirit by using psychological pressure instead of physical force.
The Catholic Henan Regional Seminary is an essential part of the province’s religious and cultural heritage; authorities recently forcibly demolished the entrance to the seminary.
A couple who are both members of The Church of Almighty God were arrested for their belief and tortured with drugs, among other methods.
Arrested during a church meeting, handcuffed believers were taken to a police station and later were fined, some detained and then sentenced.
A Local Church preacher and five other Christians were arrested; the preacher has been kept in custody for over eight months.