Ma Chunlan (pseudonym Hu Yang), female, was born on September 28, 1970 in Xuzhou City, Jiangsu Province. She came to have faith in the Lord Jesus in 1992 and joined The Church of Almighty God in 2012. At her arrest
Wang Jiezhi (pseudonym Xiaojie), was born on May 4, 1970 in Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province. She joined The Church of Almighty God in 2005. Before her arrest she was in charge of the logistical work in the church. At the
Xu Yanping (pseudonym xiaoyue), female, was born on March 3, 1981 in Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province. She joined The Church of Almighty God in 2013. At her arrest she was in charge of the logistical work in the church, including
Yang Meiyun (pseudonym Yao Zhen), female, was born on September 21, 1979 in Yichun City, Jiangxi Province. She joined The Church of Almighty God in 2007. At her arrest she served as a middle-level leader of the Church. On the
In June 2017, Bao Shuguang, Jiang Xingmei and other 3 middle-level leaders of The Church of Almighty God in Shandong Province were arrested for their belief by the CCP authorities. In October 2018, they were sentenced by the authorities to 11-13 years’ imprisonment.
A member of the Shouters’ movement from Henan Province who had been in exile for more than 20 years was captured by the Chinese authorities and later received a lengthy prison sentence. He Jie (pseudonym) from Yongcheng city, Henan Province,
After the local police forcibly removed their churches’ crosses, believers traveled to Beijing to talk to the central authorities but were sent back and later detained. In May 2015, local public security officers forcibly removed crosses from multiple churches in
The authorities arrested a Christian couple in 2005 and continue to monitor them despite their long sentence. In December 2005, Zhang Rendao (pseudonym) and his family were traveling from Kunshan city to northern Jiangsu. While passing through the Jiangyin Yangtze
Concerns are growing over the health of a detained rights activist in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, who has been held for nearly two years in pretrial detention. Ge Jueping was among a group of at least nine rights
A Maoist activist who supported a campaign to set up an independent workers’ union in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong has been “kidnapped” and is being detained in an unknown location, prompting further protests by labor activists, RFA has learned.
Authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan are holding an outspoken artist who supported a woman sent to a psychiatric hospital for splashing a poster of President Xi Jinping with ink, RFA has learned.Though later released from police detention,
More information has been revealed about the arrest of 500 members of The Church of Almighty God on June 26-28 in Liaoning Province. Bitter Winter reported earlier that the Chinese Communist Party authorities’ massive crackdown on The Church of Almighty
Bitter Winter has just received a believable report that, on October 29, 2017, at about 3:40 p.m., more than a dozen policemen broke into a house church in the city of Yichun, Jiangxi Province, where Christians were gathering for prayer.
Around 5:00 p.m. on May 19, Xia Wei (pseudonym, female, 21), a member of The Church of Almighty God, a Chinese Christian new religious movement, was arrested by the Chinese government in Chongqing along with ten other members of the congregation.
On 23 May 2018, Yang Shihua, member of The Church of Almighty God in South Korea, was arrested in Terminal 3 of the Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) upon her return to China from South Korea. Since her arrest, her family has been unable to locate her.
The religious suppression and persecution by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is escalating, placing Christians at risk of arrest. Recently, two incidents occurred in Renqiu City, Hebei Province, resulting in houses of Christians ransacked and one of the Christians detained illegally.