China’s regime does not accept believers’ religious choices and punishes them for not saluting the national flag or refusing to sing the country’s anthem.
Bitter Winter publishes the core part of the decision of the Korla City People’s Court dated June 30, 2020. For the background, see our relevant article.
The 18 Jehovah’s Witnesses arrested in Xinjiang have now been sentenced to long jail terms. Lawyers complain of the inhumane conditions of their detention.
More than 100 believers were summoned by law enforcement and investigated, numerous foreign missionaries arrested and deported from China.
Believers from South Korea are packing their things and get ready to go home to escape CCP’s persecutions and harassment they face every day because of their faith.
CCP is surveilling and arresting foreign missionaries across China as part of a nationwide campaign, forcing believers to meet in hiding and conceal their faith.
Believers from Shandong Province share their experience of how to avoid being identified as religious and evade persecution while practicing their faith.
The indictment of a group of Jehovah’s Witnesses confirms that Art. 300 of the Chinese Criminal Code is enforced against those who did not commit any crime other than spreading their beliefs.
For the first time, the article of the Criminal Code against xie jiao (“heterodox teachings”) is used in Xinjiang to indict 18 Jehovah’s Witnesses.