A torchlight procession for peace in Rho requested the Italian government to welcome the victims of religious persecution.
The Court of Rome granted asylum to a member of the Church of Almighty God, acknowledging that the Church is persecuted in China.
On Monday evening, members of The Church of Almighty God took part in a peaceful demonstration on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to remind the world that faith is not a crime.
Dr Cristina Calvani, who graduated with the first dissertation internationally on the refugees of The Church of Almighty God, discusses with Bitter Winter their legal situation in Italy and why it is often difficult for them to be granted asylum.
18-year old Sister Danxiang Cheng was recognized as a refugee after a legal battle that lasted several months.
The speeches of Massimo Introvigne, Willy Fautré, and Rosita Šorytė at the 2018 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, September 13, 2018