In several parts of Shanxi Province, believers of The Church of Almighty God have been detained at covert centers for forced indoctrination.
Its congregation members and church leaders have gone through long-term harassment. In the latest raid, the police confiscated the church’s donation money as well.
A Christian woman was first refused her medication, and later, the police swapped it. That caused her further medical problems.
The founder of a human rights website in China is in custody and terminally ill. His mother has been calling on the international community for support.
According to preliminary calculations, at least 26 members of The Church of Almighty God were arrested during an operation that the authorities implemented in this city of Shaanxi Province in mid-September.
Sixteen members of The Church of Almighty God were captured in Sichuan’s Zigong city, and they haven’t been heard from since.
Across China, government-approved and underground Catholic churches are being shut down arbitrarily and believers arrested.
A Shanxi house church preacher was arrested twice within a decade. As a result, his family was heavily indebted.
CCP authorities arrested four women in Shaanxi Province for organizing religious classes for 32 young Christians and later locked them up to torture in prison cells intended for male death row inmates.
In early August, authorities launched a three-day arrest operation mostly targeting The Church of Almighty God and later subjecting the arrested to forced indoctrination.