A study of 200 court decisions published in the scholarly Journal of CESNUR demonstrates that living a normal religious life in a banned group is enough to go to jail in China.
The Church of Almighty God
One of the Most Persecuted Religious Groups in China.
Over 100 Church of Almighty God members were arrested during a nationwide crackdown before the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.
After numerous failed attempts to extradite Church of Almighty God asylum seekers from South Korea, authorities try their luck in other countries.
International Day of Peace at the UN in Geneva: How Persecuted New Religions Work for World Harmony and Justice
A roundtable featured, with many others, CESNUR and The Church of Almighty God.
Arrested for her faith, Ren Cuifang, 30, passed away on the 12th day of detention. After seeing her bruised body, the family suspects she has been tortured to death.
Police in China terrorize the religious into becoming agents to collect information about people who escaped religious persecution to foreign countries.
CESNUR Conference in Turin, Italy: A Scholarly Look at Religious Persecution in China and the Case of The Church of Almighty God
Holly Folk, Massimo Introvigne, and J. Gordon Melton analyze CCP’s religious policy. Sen. Lucio Malan, a hero of religious liberty in Italy, greets a large audience.
Ten believers from Jiangxi Province, arrested last year, were sentenced to prison from 3.5 to 11 years. They did nothing wrong except practiced their faith.
Seeking to capture all believers in one go, the CCP has mobilized law enforcement forces for a unified arrest operation during July and August.