Source: ChinaSource and information from CESNUR Date: May 29, 2018 ChinaSource, quoting Christian anti-cult ministries, report that a Chinese new religious movement called Ling Ling, better known to scholars as the Efficacious Spirit Teachings movement, worries the authorities in China for its missionary activity through the social network WeChat, which it uses to
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 28, 2018 On April 28, a private school established by the Rock Church in Zhengzhou, Henan, organized a park trip for students. When the children were dancing to praise the Lord, the park staff interrupted them and threatened to report them to the police.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 28, 2018 Local authorities forcibly dismantled a 200-square-meter iron shack built for religious meetings by Three-Self church believers in Fuqing, Fujian. At present, over a hundred believers, most of whom are aged, have nowhere to go for their religious meetings.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 28, 2018 Bitter Winter has learned that, on May 6, 2018, the police raided a house church meeting place in Xiaoguan, a town in Henan near the city of Gongyi, arresting seven Christians.
Source: Asahi Shimbun and Direct Reports from China Date: May 27, 2018 Since the newly revised Regulations on Religious Affairs came into effect in February 2018, Chinese authorities have strengthened their suppression of both Chinese and foreign religious groups. On May 18, Bitter Winter reported about China’s special campaign to crack down on South Korean Christian organizations. Bitter […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 26, 2018 A source told Bitter Winter that, on May 6, 2018, government officials in the county of Mianchi, Henan, broke into a Christian’s house and ravaged religious possessions.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 27, 2018 Recently, Bitter Winter has received many reports of discrimination against Christian students in public schools.
Italian Court Acknowledges Persecution of The Church of Almighty God in China, Rejects Accusations of Crimes as Fake News
Source: Direct information from Italy Date: May 26, 2018 On May 22, 2018, the Justice Court of Perugia, Italy, annulled a decision by an administrative commission, that had denied an asylum request by a female member of The Church of Almighty God, a Chinese Christian new religious movement, and granted her refugee status. While the […]
Source: Foreign Affairs Date: May 26, 2018 Foreign Affairs reports on changing patterns in the United States’ official attitude toward China’s Uyghur Muslim minority. In the years following 9/11, the US and China found a common enemy in the Uyghurs