Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 16, 2018 Recently, Bitter Winter has received reports and photographic evidence from Fujian Province about an incident that happened in 2016, which proves that not even the communities belonging to the Three-Self Church, i.e. to the official united Protestant church controlled by the government, are free from persecution.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 16, 2018 In the afternoon of April 15, 2018, four members of The Church of Almighty God, a Christian new religious movement founded in China in 1991, in the city of Xinyi, Jiangsu Province, were having a meeting in the house of one of the believers, when six or […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 16, 2018 Bitter Winter has received reports of continuous harassment of communities of the Shouters, Christians, in the tradition of Chinese preachers Watchman Nee and Witness Lee, that the Chinese Government has been targeting for a long time. Christians in the same tradition are known in the West […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 15, 2018 Bitter Winter has just received an account from four house church members from a village in Jilin Province about their persecution for religious beliefs that has been continuing for three years.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 15, 2018 As part of the intensified campaign to crack down on religious freedoms, Chinese authorities have recently banned the sale of the Holy Bible in the country. Christians have reported being unable to buy it online or in bookstores. Not only do the authorities control the sale […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 15, 2018 Persecution of religious groups in China, especially those that the government tags as “evil cults” quite often results in detention and arrest of believers causing severe consequences for them and their family member. The story of Jiang Xin, a preacher of a house church from the […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 15, 2018 Since the new Regulations on Religious Affairs came into force on February 1, 2018, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has intensified the persecution of religious beliefs by seizing and demolishing churches and arresting and incarcerating believers of all faiths.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 15, 2018 The increased crackdown on religion this year in China does not only restricts believers from following their faith but also severely infringes on individual liberties. The Communist Party’s draconian measures are pervasive, quite often bordering on totalitarian.
Source: United Nations Website Date: June 14, 2018 At the Thirty-eight Session of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations, which starts in Geneva on June 18, the NGO CAP-LC, which enjoys consultative ECOSOC status at the UN, filed a document denouncing the arbitrary detention of thousands of members of The Church of Almighty […]