On May 21, 2017, the Public Security Bureau of the city of Jimo, Shandong Province, united multiple local police stations, dispatched more than twenty squad cars and over seventy armed police officers and raided a local Shouters meeting site, forcibly detaining forty-eight believers. Five co-workers of the Church were sentenced to prison terms.
Liao Ying (50) is from the city of Zigong City Sichuan Province and currently lives in Yining city of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. She was arrested by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) police on September 12, 2014, while heading to a gathering of The Church of Almighty God, a Christian new religious movement, and […]
Zhou Youjing (55), a member of The Church of Almighty God, a Christian new religious movement, is from the Pukou District of the city of Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. In October 2016, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) police arrested her when she was on the way to the home of a church member. The CCP police […]
Over a hundred Christians from a charismatic house church in Inner Mongolia were beaten by the local armed police while they were in a gathering in July 2017. One elderly believer approaching eighty fainted after being tased, four others were forcibly arrested. Two of them were held in custody.
Wang Zhaogang (pseudonym, 53) was a co-worker in the Local Church and owned his own factory in the Lanshan District of Shandong Province’s Linyi city. In June 2014, the police closed down his factory under a pretext of conducting a tax inspection. While searching the factory, they found nearly 4,000 spiritual books that Wang Zhaogang was […]
In the early morning hours of June 9, 2015, the crosses of two Three-Self churches – Huyuan Church and Yaokou Church – were secretly demolished by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) government. Both churches are located in Huyuan Township, Chang’an town, Fuyang District of Hangzhou city in Zhejiang Province.