A government official in Shandong disrupted a religious gathering so violently that some of the congregants are now living in fear.
After the local police forcibly removed their churches’ crosses, believers traveled to Beijing to talk to the central authorities but were sent back and later detained.
The authorities arrested a Christian couple in 2005 and continue to monitor them despite their long sentence.
The authorities arrested believers at the site of Sanjiang Church in Zhejiang Province who were observing a moment of silence to commemorate the church’s demolition four years ago.
A recently released pastor struggles to live a normal life after a brutal prison sentence.
In two incidents from Henan province, authorities deployed a total of 70 officers to remove religious signage from government-approved churches.
The authorities tore down a state-controlled church in Chenji town two years ago and have not permitted its reconstruction so far.
Local authorities in Xinjiang’s Manas county arrested four people after a villager reported about their whereabouts.
A member of The Church of Almighty God was arrested at the Shanghai airport after she came back from Japan.