Believers were arrested in several provinces from June to October after prolonged surveillance and pursuing tip-offs from residents.
Buddhist and folk religion temples continue to be destroyed across the eastern province of Anhui, as their guardians face government threats and police violence.
During a six-month crackdown last year, authorities merged and repurposed places of worship using threats, intimidations, and other deceitful methods.
Authorities in Anhui Province use force against people who try to prevent demolitions of their worship venues.
Throughout the province, local authorities cracked down on state-run Protestant churches to implement the central government’s order to eliminate crosses.
Three-Self churches in Anhui, Henan, and Jilin provinces were leveled to the ground on government orders, bullying and injuring congregation members in the process.
The CCP blocks the publication, sale, and dissemination of all Buddhist books and other publications not approved by the state.
Members of The Church of Almighty God share their experience manufacturing goods for foreign companies while serving time in prison for their faith.
Local officials are pressured to crack down on religions under threats to be expelled from the CCP and fired from their public office if they disobey.