Scholars from eight countries hail Tiananmen and Religious Persecution in China as a valuable tool for both classrooms and human rights events.
To avoid being arrested, members from The Church of Almighty God (CAG) have been forced to go into hiding for extended periods, unable to return to their homes.
Another government-approved Protestant church in Henan fell victim to the authorities’ religious persecution: it was reduced to ruins in just over ten minutes.
A believer from Henan was reported merely for letting some fellow religionists sing and pray for her, which spurred the authorities to harass her to death.
In a voice message, Serikzhan Bilash, arrested for reporting on China’s mistreatment of Kazakhs, discloses the details of his detention.
During the Two Sessions, “stability maintenance” and “prevention and control” efforts increased. Travel is prohibited, and citizen spies are out in force.
No refugee of The Church of Almighty God has been granted asylum in Japan, a country with a very restrictive policy on refugees in general. The situation has been discussed at the United Nations
Christian calendars, couplets or religious texts are banned and suppliers penalized, as authorities provide to believers counter-propaganda extolling Communism.
As Chinese authorities promote a Mao-era policy that pits people against each other, they’re also increasing the militancy in each and every village.
Henan set the example: Campaigns to remove crosses, close down house churches, and repurpose religious buildings documented in dozens of cities across China.