Under CCP’s “transformation” program, CAG members are abused and tortured, until they sign the “three statements,” promising to give up their belief.
The village is a nationally famous pilgrimage site since the 19th century. Now, the Catholic signs and images are disappearing.
To make believers renounce their faith and disclose information about the Church, the CCP uses a variety of torture techniques, from electric shock to sleep deprivation.
Members of banned religious groups are often detained in transformation through education camps. Three Church of Almighty God believers tell their stories.
To prevent people from worshiping close to their homes, authorities across China close state-run Protestant venues and force believers to attend other churches.
The CCP bans all religious rites and traditions during funerals and threatens to punish local officials who allow them.
Unregistered Protestant venues are monitored by plainclothes police officers and residential communities’ managers before their churches are raided and closed.
More accounts from across China on crackdowns against Protestant places of worship.
The CCP continues crackdowns on traditional Chinese places of worship and religious icons.