Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 25, 2018 In the morning of March 22, 2018, over 100 police officers and officials from various departments surrounded a house church established by Koreans in the Yirenwaitan residential community in the county-level city of Chuxiong, Yunan. The police sealed off the church, drove away its believers and […]
Source: China Digital Times Date: May 24, 2018 China Digital Times presents a compilation of reports from academics, human rights organizations, and the media on mass re-education camps for Chinese Muslims in Xinjiang and government’s campaign against religions in China.
Source: ChinaAid Date: May 23, 2018 ChinaAid reports that lawyers of Falun Gong practitioner Sun Qian, a Canadian citizen jailed in China for her religious practices, issued a petition appealing to Canadian officials and citizens to pay closer attention to the crimes committed against this religious group, calling it “China’s biggest human rights crisis.”
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 23, 2018 A source told Bitter Winter that, on April 20, 2018, the vice-principal of a school in the city of Gongyi in Henan Province ordered a student to change clothes because she wore a jacket with a cross pattern.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 23, 2018 Bitter Winter continuously receives direct reports from China about the government’s activities to crack down on various religions in the country. Quite often, the ways the authorities harass the believers is hard to comprehend and strange, to say the least. Like this particular report about a […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 23, 2018 The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) requires its members to be staunch atheists and forbids them from believing in any religion. In reality, some Party members are also Christians, and the Party severely tramples their religious freedom sometimes depriving them of their livelihood. Bitter Winter presents such […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 21, 2018 Bitter Winter has learned about the arrest of a member of the Shouters – Christians in the tradition of Chinese preachers Watchman Nee and Witness Lee that have been long targeted by the Chinese Government. After being on the list of wanted persons for two years […]
Source: Radio Free Asia Date: May 22, 2018 Radio Free Asia reports about the escalating persecution of Protestant churches in China. Officials ordered a church in Jinxian County, Jiangxi Province to close down and a church in Nanping city in the southeastern province of Fujian to register with the government-approved Three-Self Patriotic
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 21, 2018 Since the Regulations on Religious Affairs came into force in February 2018, the Chinese Communist government has been strengthening its control and repression of Xinjiang’s Muslim religion and culture under the pretext of “sinicization of religion.”