Even diagnosed with severe kidney disease, a member of The Church of Almighty God was sentenced to four years in prison for her faith. She shares her experience.
Detention in China
A Turkish citizen married a Uyghur woman. Now, he is told he cannot see his wife and little daughter – and his father-in-law has been arrested for the “crime” of letting his daughter marry a foreigner.
A 21-year-old member of The Church of Almighty God was kept in captivity despite his serious illness. When he was finally released, it was too late to save him.
Members of religious groups designated as “evil cults” by China’s regime are being “transformed” through indoctrination while they serve their sentences.
Crackdowns continue nationwide against believers of this Christian movement that has been suffering severe persecution ever since it was banned in 1988.
As in other areas of China, the persecution of this Christian new religious movement in the eastern province of Shandong has intensified considerably this year.
More and more people die while in police custody or serving their sentences in China’s prisons as a result of torture and mistreatment.
On October 5, 2018, retired soldiers from across China came to Shandong to voice their grievances but were suppressed by the state they sacrificed their lives to.
Sentenced to serve time in China’s prisons, dissidents and people of faith are denied treatment, left to die. Even severely ill are forced to manual labor.