Over the past few months, government-controlled Protestant Three-Self churches in various locations in Henan Province have either been shut down or forced to take down their crosses. After the crosses of the Central Church in the town of Wolong and Bo’ai Church in the city of Yongcheng were taken down in April this year, three […]
Local authorities of the city of Lingbao threaten to forcibly demolish churches if they do not take down their crosses.
Classified document exposes the Chinese government’s plans to crack down on South Korean Christian missions in Shanxi Province.
In just 20 days in May, in several major cities in Jiangsu Province, over 70 members of CAG were arrested and their homes were raided by authorities.
On June 26-28, a full-scale “Operation Thunder” in Liaoning Province resulted in massive arrests of members of this Christian new religious movement. In just three days, more than 500* believers of The Church of Almighty God were arrested all over the province, prompting thousands to flee their homes. The number of arrests continues to grow.
The Chinese Communist Party has repurposed the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Xigebi, the city of Kumul in Xinjiang for a conversion study group, or as it is more commonly known as a transformation through education camp. Bitter Winter has obtained a short video showing the outside of the camp. A fence with barbed […]
Monks aged 15 and under in the Tibetan-populated region of Sichuan are forced to leave their monasteries, and Chinese authorities place them in government-run schools, reports Radio Free Asia.
Bitter Winter has learned that house church Christian Qiao Gang (pseudonym) of Shangqiu City, Henan, was summoned to a local police station on May 4 of 2018, and has not been heard from since. When Qiao’s family inquired into the matter, they were told that he had been detained at the Shangqiu Pingtai Detention Center. […]
Some dioceses of the government-controlled Patriotic Catholic Church in Henan Province informed of having received notices from municipal authorities requesting them to collect data on the backgrounds of their congregations, especially those from poor families, reports ucanews.com.