Members of religious groups designated as “evil cults” by China’s regime are being “transformed” through indoctrination while they serve their sentences.
CCP uses many bullying methods to force unregistered believers to join the official Three-Self Church: from direct threats to extorting landlords who rent to them.
Labeled as most wanted criminals just for their faith, Church of Almighty God members are hunted by the regime, forced into hiding at great risk to their lives.
To implement direct orders from President Xi Jinping, the Jiangsu provincial government started in July a new targeted campaign in five cities.
Two preachers disclose a plethora of government’s methods to gather information, later used to persecute the religious: bribes, threats, manipulations, and more.
Believers in government-controlled churches have their personal and religious freedoms violated, as authorities watch their every move.
Wei Lihui was repeatedly beaten, detained, framed for a crime he did not commit and had his houses demolished for reporting a corrupt village Party secretary.