An 83-year-old former engineer recounts to Bitter Winter his ordeal petitioning for rightful retirement benefits: brutally beaten and locked in a mental hospital.
To achieve Xi Jinping’s comprehensive poverty alleviation goal by 2020, local authorities in China are leaving the impoverished homeless and in debt.
Wei Lihui was repeatedly beaten, detained, framed for a crime he did not commit and had his houses demolished for reporting a corrupt village Party secretary.
In Hubei Province, systematic police harassment disrupted the gatherings of a house church
A 19-year-old woman was arrested and brutally abused because of her faith. She talks about her painful ordeal at the hands of the Chinese government.
The lies and deceit at the heart of communism continue, as properties are destroyed and families disrupted to hide poverty from official statistics.
Shandong protests erupted when veterans discovered their identities – and benefits – had been stolen by government officials. Violence and arrests followed.
After refusing the CCP’s unreasonable demands for relocation, Henan villagers were physically beaten by thugs hired by the authorities, causing many injuries.
Believers put their bodies in front of demolition equipment to try to save the cross and the church but end up beaten and broken.