The police tortured nine co-workers from a house church in Hainan Province, most of them suffered internal injuries as a result.
The CCP exerts an iron hand at universities across China in an attempt to make them “more patriotic.” Teachers and staff are expelled at the slightest suspicion of their faith.
In a village of Fujian, authorities illegally demolished homes of residents to make way for the construction of a new villa. A family that lost two properties attempted to fight for their rights, but was persecuted and had to go into hiding to escape arrest.
The Chinese government often uses indirect intimidation tactics to carry out its persecution of religious faith. In the case of underground churches, the people who rent out to them are often pressured to terminate agreements.
Last year, Fujian authorities forcibly shut down and demolished some factories on the pretext of “combating pollution.” The owners were denied compensation and illegally detained while fighting for their rights.
Taizhou city authorities sought to expropriate the land and forced protesting villagers to give up their property by threatening to implicate their family members.
Chinese authorities often hire criminals or outsiders to help with its dirty work of land grabbing. When things went wrong in one such case in Fujian, they ended up putting innocent people in prison.
The authorities of Putian city in Fujian Province ordered police officers to take over the land that belonged to farmers in the village of Gaodi. Nine farmers were arrested for standing up against the viciousness of the government.
Police officers and government officials raided a gathering place of the Eternal Life Christian Church in Fujian’s Fuzhou and ordered to cease gatherings, in complete disregard to religious regulations and law enforcement procedures.
The Guangdong-based house church ministers have been called in for questioning and threatened for putting their names on the document.