Li Chenggang, born in 1973, and his wife Zhang Jingxi, born in 1969, residents of Zaozhuang city in the eastern province of Shandong, are Christians of The Church of Almighty God (CAG). They are both honest, well-behaved, and sincere, but they have been pursued by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) police for their belief in Almighty God for seven years, left unable to return to their own home. The Shanting branch of the Public Security Bureau of Zaozhuang city has published online notices twice to offer rewards for arrest of them, putting them in a worrying situation.
In July 2014, several CAG Christians were arrested by the police in the hometown of Li Chenggang, and Li and his wife were put on the CCP list of key pursuit targets. Then one by one, Li, his wife, and his son had no choice but to flee home to evade arrest. Afterward, the police visited their house every a few days in an attempt to arrest them. They also showed the photos of Li and his wife everywhere to question about their whereabouts.
On December 17, 2019, the Shanting branch of the Public Security Bureau of Shandong’s Zaozhuang city published an online notice about the “Operation Cloud Sword,” offering 5,000 to 10,000 RMB (about $ 780 to 1560) to pursue escaping criminals, with Li Chenggang and his wife put in the list of pursuit.
In October 2021, the Shanting branch of the Public Security Bureau of Zaozhuang city published another online notice to pursue Li and his wife, offering informants 5,000 RMB (about $ 780).
Because of the CCP police’s endless pursuit, Li Chenggang, his wife, and his son has no choice but to hide themselves from place to place, leaving them in fear and anxiety every day. They even move house several times in a month, and are afraid to see a doctor when falling ill.