Even government-controlled Three-Self churches are not safe from the demolition campaign: the Baofeng church in Jiangxi was falsely declared unsafe and demolished.
At least 32 members of The Church of Almighty God have been arrested and tortured around Xuzhou, Jiangsu, where the police are trying to capture local leaders of the movement.
A massive campaign against Islam continues in Xinjiang. Mosques built with years of efforts by local Muslims demolished, both imams and protesters arrested.
Repeatedly arrested and tortured, a 71-year-old house church leader is still harassed by the police.
On June 1, 2018, the police raided a meeting place of The Church of Almighty God in the Yongchuan district of the city of Chongqing, arresting four believers.
A very popular bishop of the underground Catholic Church died in 2016. Doubts now arise on the real causes of his death.
A 65-year-old member of The Church of Almighty God persecuted by authorities forced to flee, her family strictly surveilled by the police.
On the run for over ten years, preacher Shi Yuliang from Zhejiang Province is unable to come home, and his family is constantly harassed by the police.
Local government and law enforcement have raided many religious venues and arrested believers in the city’s Dahua and Donglan counties in previous months.