started its publications in May 2018. It graduated quickly from a curiosity to the proverbial pain in the neck for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP
). We posted the only video
from inside the dreaded transformation through education camps
for Uyghur and other Muslims. We were there and filmed the event
when the CCP
destroyed the largest Guanyin
statue carved on a rock in the world. We published dozens of secret CCP
documents on the persecution of Christians and other believers. Our articles and videos were featured in some of the most prestigious international media.
issued several documents for stopping Bitter Winter
– not criticism abroad in general, it specifically named Bitter Winter
– and arrested more than 40
of our reporters in China. It also launched a number of cyberattacks against our servers.
According to the U.S. government, the CCP spends billions
for its propaganda abroad. Imagine its anger when such a new and small media outlet as Bitter Winter
derailed some of its most cherished fake news campaigns.
What is true for China is true for other totalitarian regimes, and for enemies of religious liberty
everywhere. In December 2020, Bitter Winter created an international section, and started being a pain in the neck for all those who promote intolerance, discrimination, and persecution of believers throughout the world, not for China only.
does not need billions. Most of those working for us are volunteers. But we do need some money for translating our articles (we publish in eight languages), use state-of-the-art technology against cyberattacks, advertise our magazine.
We need the help of our readers. Even a small sum, preferably sent every month, five dollars, ten dollars (or euros), would help. You can donate via PayPal, and you do not need a PayPal account. Having a credit card is enough.
It only takes three minutes. Three minutes to save the independent information about China and beyond – and perhaps to save human lives. Bitter Winter
articles were quoted in court decisions allowing refugees to remain in democratic countries rather than being deported back to their countries of origin, where they would have been arrested or worse.
Do you have a few dollars or euros, and a few minutes, to spare, to help spreading the urgent truth about how believers are persecuted, arrested, tortured, and killed?