While vilified by the media, President Jung’s group expanded in Korea and internationally.
The origins of a Korean new religious movement that, while his founder was in prison for ten years, did not disappear but grew.
China enacts guidelines stating that popular Korean manhwa will be banned if they criticize the Communist Party or support “illegal” religion.
While found not guilty of having obstructed the COVID-19 prevention efforts, Shincheonji’s leader was sentenced (wrongly, in our opinion) for other charges.
The Suwon District Court found Shincheonji’s leader not guilty of obstructing the anti-COVID-19 health efforts, but said (wrongly) he mismanaged the group’s money.
The decision absolving Shincheonji’s leader from charges of obstructing the anti-pandemic efforts has important international implications.
The Suwon District Court debunked the fake news, and stated that Shincheonji “promptly and actively” cooperated with health authorities when requested.
On November 2, during a rally “Stand with Hong Kong,” civils society organizations urged the South Korean government to back the pro-democracy movement.
Families of Church of Almighty God members who fled abroad are pressured to join CCP’s efforts to make their relatives return to China, where they will be hounded.