The volume published this year by Oxford University Press has now its own video introduction.
The Church of Almighty God
One of the Most Persecuted Religious Groups in China.
Members of The Church of Almighty God share their experience manufacturing goods for foreign companies while serving time in prison for their faith.
A member of The Church of Almighty God recounts three years and six months in detention where he was forced to eat cockroaches and banned from the toilet for days.
Countless members of this Christian new religious movement are blacklisted in China and are harassed and persecuted for years, pressured to renounce their faith.
For runaway Church of Almighty God members, seeking medical care means being found by the state. Many are arrested in hospitals; others die of untreated illnesses.
In China, dissidents and members of banned religious groups are often subjected to torture while in detention. Two believers share their stories.
Most of the detained have been monitored for days, and some elderly people were tortured to make them disclose information about fellow believers.
In the United States and other countries, June 21 is Father’s Day. A member of the Church of Almighty God tells Bitter Winter the sad story of her beloved and persecuted father.
The world remembers refugees. Do not forget the asylum seekers who were persecuted and tortured in China for their faith.