Authorities in China’s provinces proactively respond to President Xi Jinping’s order to intensify the crackdown on beliefs and use the same methods as those employed to eliminate gang crime.
At least 400 Christians have been left in a lurch as the authorities have shut down their churches, including several Three-Self Churches.
After university authorities discovered that a student was a member of The Church of Almighty God, he was forced to leave his studies and flee.
The Chinese police launched a national operation against Bitter Winter. Reporters and others who sent information to us were arrested, while false rumors about our magazine are being spread We received reports from China that, irritated by the publication of news and confidential documents in Bitter Winter, the police launched a nationwide crackdown operation trying […]
The idea of human rights is founded on the principle of natural rights. But official Chinese human rights principles state that human rights are rights given by society to the individual.
Local government and law enforcement have raided many religious venues and arrested believers in the city’s Dahua and Donglan counties in previous months.
Some dioceses of the government-controlled Patriotic Catholic Church in Henan Province informed of having received notices from municipal authorities requesting them to collect data on the backgrounds of their congregations, especially those from poor families, reports ucanews.com.
On June 6, 2018, four Christians from a house Church in the city of Yicheng, Hubei Province were arrested by police and had their homes searched. To date, one of them is still being held illegally.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: July 8, 2018 Japanese and South Korean missionaries were deported from China on May 17 and were prohibited from entering the country for five years. Before the deportation, they were kept in detention for fifteen days.
On May 21, 2017, the Public Security Bureau of the city of Jimo, Shandong Province, united multiple local police stations, dispatched more than twenty squad cars and over seventy armed police officers and raided a local Shouters meeting site, forcibly detaining forty-eight believers. Five co-workers of the Church were sentenced to prison terms.