Qelbinur Sidik, Omir Bekali, and Abduweli Ayup told more horrific details of sexual and physical abuse to the Uyghur Tribunal—and to Bitter Winter.
Gulbahar Jalilova breaks the silence and talks about horrific sexual abuse and forced abortions in Xinjiang’s detention facilities for women.
In Pakistan, reporters who criticize the authorities or denounce human rights violations are routinely attacked.
Between January and March 2021, in Jiangsu, Henan, Sichuan, and other provinces, devotees were arrested. Many were tortured.
Women and men are sentenced merely for being active in the church, and tortured and humiliated during their detention. Some suffer permanent harm.
In desperation, they demonstrated before the Chinese consulates in Almaty, Kazakhstan and Istanbul, Turkey. Each had a story of persecution and abuse.
Under CCP’s “transformation” program, CAG members are abused and tortured, until they sign the “three statements,” promising to give up their belief.
To make believers renounce their faith and disclose information about the Church, the CCP uses a variety of torture techniques, from electric shock to sleep deprivation.
Members of banned religious groups are often detained in transformation through education camps. Three Church of Almighty God believers tell their stories.