A state-sanctioned Protestant church in Zhejiang Province has been harassed on many occasions, once the authorities sent 500 people to demolish its cross.
A member of a Korean church in Hailin city, Heilongjiang Province, intimidated by authorities and prohibited from holding religious gatherings.
A church in Zhejiang Province was torn down in 2014 and multiple people were injured while protesting it.
Authorities demand pastors to learn and explain Communist Party government policies before giving sermons and include ideological propaganda into them.
Police in Shandong Province shut down a family church, following the implementation of the new Regulations on Religious Affairs.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 30, 2018 Fifty-one crosses have been taken down from Christian sites of worship in the city of Gongyi, Henan Province until early June 2018, states the Special Operation Briefing, a copy of which Bitter Winter has received.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 25, 2018 A 36-year-old Christian from a house church was arrested in the early hours of the morning in her home and detained for a year. Even after her release, she is still surveilled and persecuted. Only because of her belief.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 12, 2018 On April 17, authorities demolished a Catholic church in the city of Gongyi, Henan Province, claiming that it was built unlawfully.
Article based on direct reports from China, June 11, 2018 The number of people of faith who suffer from government persecutions in China is growing at an alarming speed. Facing the brutality and injustice from authorities, believers are left aggrieved, indignant and helpless. Bitter Winter is determined to bring to light the stories and testimonies […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 9, 2018 The public security police, the SWAT police and urban management officers from Jilin Province’s Jilin city seized a church near a residential community called “Beijijiayuan” on May 8, taking away four Christians.