More temples were recently shut down in Hubei even though they had their permits and documents in order.
Hired criminals recently razed a temple in Hubei to the ground, even though it had all government permits in place.
A house church in Changsha city, Hunan Province was shut down and over 2,000 books, including copies of the Bible, were confiscated and burned by Chinese authorities.
Hundreds of Christians from across China were arrested during a large religious gathering in Hubei Province.
Since the end of March, the Chinese authorities have forbidden the sales of the Bible online and restricted the distribution of religious literature, closing down numerous sellers. Individuals who ordered religious texts have also been apprehended and monitored.
Three Seventh-day Adventist Church pastors were arrested in 2010; two were released last fall, and one remains in custody.
A couple who belonged to a house church in Xiaogan city, Hubei Province was monitored for a long time before their arrest.
A deputy from Xiangyang city in the National People’s Congress (NPC) was stripped of her mandate for being a member of a house church.
Repeatedly arrested and tortured, a 71-year-old house church leader is still harassed by the police.