People are increasingly terrified of the authorities as arrests of Chinese Muslims become more frequent and random.
The “ten household joint defense” policy is rapidly spreading across Xinjiang and terrifying both the minorities and Han Chinese people.
A woman of Christian faith was driven to suicide due to harassment faced by constant surveillance by authorities.
In an incident from Anhui, the police disrupted a house church gathering by firing warning shots.
Local authorities in Anhui’s Dangshan county stop the protests against the demolition of a 100-year -old church by promising the congregation to build a new place of worship and compensate them financially. The promise has never been kept.
A member of the Shouters’ movement from Henan Province who had been in exile for more than 20 years was captured by the Chinese authorities and later received a lengthy prison sentence.
A district court in Bengbu city, Anhui Province fined and sentenced 24 members of The Church of Almighty God to varying terms in prison for heterodox teachings.
A house church in Changsha city, Hunan Province was shut down and over 2,000 books, including copies of the Bible, were confiscated and burned by Chinese authorities.
A female officer in Xinjiang is forced to take part in the program of forced indoctrination of Uyghur Muslims and is not allowed to resign.