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, Henan Province, resulting in houses of Christians ransacked and one of the Christians detained illegally.
On April 1, 2018, Chinese Communist authorities released a notice about the special crackdown on The Church of Almighty God (CAG) in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province. Afterward, eight local Christians of this church were arrested by Chinese Communist police in the short span from April 10 to 15.
On the afternoon of December 13, 2012, Ran Juhua (female, 48), a Christian in Longyang District, Baoshan Prefecture, Yunnan Province, was reported to police when preaching the gospel and was then taken to the local police station by the police and government officials.