Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 27, 2018 Chinese Communist Party (CCP) police arrested almost all male Muslims over the age of thirty in a village in Xinjiang and sent them to “transformation through education camps” – an immense network of camps for native Uyghur ethnic minority set up by the government as part of […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 27, 2018 A 36-year-old member of The Church of Almighty God, a Christian new religious movement, Zheng Heng (pseudonym), from Shangluo city, Shaanxi Province, fled his home in 2014 after the police tried to arrest him for his belief. Having escaped the police three times, he decided to […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 26, 2018 The Police interrogated primary school children in Jurong, Jiangsu Province, seeking to find out if there were believers in their families. Officers took some of the children to a police station where one of them fainted after eating a candy given by the officers.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 26, 2018 Since late May, authorities of Yegang town, Minquan County, Henan Province, have repeatedly tried to demolish a Three-Self Church in the village of Bawo. The congregation is guarding the church day and night.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 26, 2018 The police burst into the meeting place of a house church in Hubei Province’s Yanji town, the city of Ezhou, and arrested six Christians who were having a meeting, without any explanation and proper documentation. This happened over a year ago, but the fate of one […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 26, 2018 The congregation of a Three-Self church in Fujian Province’s Aoqian town, Pingtan County, Fuzhou city, could not find a good gathering place, so a few years ago, they raised money and bought a plot of land. Despite the fact that it belonged to the government-approved united […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 26, 2018 In April 2018, a dozen members of a Three-Self church in Ledu District of the city of Haidong, Qinghai Province, were holding a meeting when the landlord of the apartment came in and told them to leave the premises. Ten minutes later, the police showed up.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 25, 2018 Forty gathering sites of the Three-Self Church – the government-controlled united Protestant church – in Guanyintang town, Henan Province, were forced to close down in a period of few months, after the new Regulations on Religious Affairs came into force on February 1, 2018.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 25, 2018 Chinese authorities arrested a 34-year-old house church member from Benxi city, Liaoning Province, for his faith and sentenced him to two years of imprisonment for the crime of “using a xie jiao organization to undermine law enforcement.”