Source: Human Rights Without Frontiers and Direct Reports from China Date: June 5, 2018 As reported in an article of Human Rights Without Frontiers, on May 23, 2018, Yang Shihua, a Chinese member of the Christian new religious movement The Church of Almighty God, was arrested upon her return to China from South Korea.
The Church of Almighty God
One of the Most Persecuted Religious Groups in China.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 3, 2018 On May 3, 2018, the Communist Party police arrested three members of the Christian new religious movement The Church of Almighty God (CAG) while having a meeting in the city of Chengdu, Sichuan Province. The police ransacked their houses and seized their belongings.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 30, 2018 Bitter Winter recently received information that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) issued a secret document ordering all provinces, cities, and counties to make short films that discredit The Church of Almighty God, a Chinese Christian new religious movement.
Italian Court Acknowledges Persecution of The Church of Almighty God in China, Rejects Accusations of Crimes as Fake News
Source: Direct information from Italy Date: May 26, 2018 On May 22, 2018, the Justice Court of Perugia, Italy, annulled a decision by an administrative commission, that had denied an asylum request by a female member of The Church of Almighty God, a Chinese Christian new religious movement, and granted her refugee status. While the […]
Massimo Introvigne The launch of Bitter Winter has been greeted by a good media coverage, and has been covered with sympathy by several human rights and academic blogs and websites, from France to Australia. We did expect different reactions, too. One day after the launch,
By Lea Perekrests & Willy Fautré, Human Rights Without Frontiers (Brussels) Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) has been working to investigate and track the stories of the Church of Almighty God (CAG) members over the past months. Closely following the cases of arrest, torture, and asylum processes, HRWF has been able to create a profile […]
Source: La Stampa and others Date: May 15, 2018 As reported by the leading Italian daily La Stampa, and several others, on May 14 2018, the Turin Book Fair, the third largest book fair in Europe, hosted the conclusion of the FIRMA-Faiths in Tune festival, a 5-day event where religious groups offered musical performances. Two […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 6, 2018 Recently, the Chinese government has divided local “grassroots” communities into a grid pattern, with each grid made up of 15 to 20 households, which are monitored by a designated person called the “grid administrator.” These persons must fully familiarize themselves with the residents of their grid […]
The case of Ms He Chengrong from The Church of Almighty God On December 21, 2012, a 44-year old woman from The Church of Almighty God named He Chengrong was secretly arrested by the CCP police for being a leader of her Church and died while in custody. She had joined the Church at the […]