Persecution Cases

Persecution Cases

Christian Qin Shiqin Dies from 10-Day Interrogation by Torture After Arrested for Religious Belief

Christian family saw a Christian who was persecuted to death in the morgue (scene picture) Qin Shiqin, female, born in 1969, was a resident of Yuanhou community in Xifuzhen sub-district of Chengyang district of Qingdao city in the eastern province of Shandong. She joined The Church of Almighty God (CAG) in 2002. The CCP carried out a unified arrest operation in Qingdao city on August 10, 2020 after surveilling and …
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Uyghur Taxi Driver, Mother Handed Harsh Jail Terms in Xinjiang’s Ghulja City

China Xinjiang, Yining City. (罗布泊CC BY 3.0) Authorities in Ghulja (in Chinese, Yining), in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), have sentenced a Uyghur taxi driver to more than 16 years in prison for transporting an “illegal” religious figure and jailed his mother for a decade, according to sources in the region. Shireli Memtili, a 28-year-old father of two, was detained in November 2018 and sentenced to …
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Christian Given 8-year Sentence Under CCP’s Fabricated Evidence

(From Internet) The CCP regularly uses trumped-up evidence to legalize its imposing hefty sentences on Christians in the court. A member of The Church of Almighty God (CAG) was given an 8-year sentence as a result. In September 2019, a CAG member Ms. Sun Ping (pseudonym) finally finished her prison time which is long and inhuman. As residual effects of the long-time labor in prison, she suffers from spondylosis and …
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‘Two-Faced’ Former Uyghur Forestry Official Sentenced to Life in Prison in Xinjiang

Iskender Memet (L) and his father, Memet Abdulla (R), at the White House in Washington, in an undated photo.(from RFA by Iskender Memet) Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have sentenced the Uyghur former head of the region’s forestry bureau to life in prison despite nearly four decades of government service, according to his U.S.-based children. RFA’s Uyghur Service reported in late 2018 on Memet Abdulla’s April …
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Chinese Police Accuse Dissident Xu Zhiyong of Subversion: Source

Chinese dissident Xu Zhiyong (L), who is being held on subversion charges, and his girlfriend Li Qiaochu (R), who is incommunicado and is believed to be held by police as a bargaining chip to put pressure on Xu, in an undated photo.(from RFA, by Li Qiaochu) China’s state security police are investigating detained dissident Xu Zhiyong for subversion after detaining him in the city he fled to after calling on …
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Uyghur Mother, Daughter Handed Lengthy Sentences in Xinjiang Prison for Overseas Ties

Nigare Abdushukur, in an undated photo.(Social media) The mother and daughter of a wealthy Uyghur family in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have been sentenced to lengthy jail terms related to their overseas connections, according to family members who live abroad and local officials. Earlier this year, a Uyghur exile in Turkey named Zohre Abduhemit posted video testimony as part of the “Uyghur Pulse” project documenting missing relatives …
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China Jails Hong Kong-based Swedish Bookseller For 10 Years on Spying Charge

Former Hong Kong bookseller and Swedish national Gui Minhai, who was jailed Feb 25, 2020 for “illegally providing intelligence overseas,” in undated photo.(Photo courtesy of an RFA listener) A court in the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo on Tuesday handed down a 10-year jail term to former Hong Kong bookseller and Swedish national Gui Minhai for “illegally providing intelligence overseas.” “We did not receive any information about this, did not …
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Chinese Police Track Down Dissident Xu Zhiyong Using Facial Recognition

New Citizens Movement founder Xu Zhiyong, (from Internet) Police in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou have detained dissident Xu Zhiyong — who had been on the run for seven weeks — using facial recognition technology and big data analysis, RFA has learned. Xu, who has already served jail time for his spearheading of the New Citizens’ Movement anti-corruption campaign, had also penned an open letter to President Xi Jinping …
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Human Rights: 10 Cases of CAG Christians Arrested and Persecuted After Return to China

The Church of Almighty God (CAG) is a Christian church founded in China in 1991. It teaches that Almighty God is the second coming of the Lord Jesus. He has uttered millions of words to uncover all the mysteries held within the Bible and delivered all truths necessary for the purification and salvation of mankind, thus enabling people to have a true understanding of the work and …
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State-Approved Chinese Priest Ousted After Being Jailed for One Year

ONUnicorn [CC BY-SA A state-sanctioned Chinese priest who was released on December 9, 2019, after being jailed for a year and two months, is now ousted by the government and driven out of his church. According to Bitter Winter, Father Liu Jiangdong, who served at the Church of the Sacred Heart, in the Erqi district of Zhengzhou in Henan province, was accused by Zhengzhou’s Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association (CPCA) and …
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Christian Arrested for His Belief, Deprived of Sleep for 11 Days


Wang Xinhui (pseudonym), male, born in 1991, is a Christian of The Church of Almighty God (CAG) in the central province of Henan. On November 20, 2021, he was arrested by the CCP police for his belief in Almighty God. In order to extort the information on the CAG from him, the police subjected him to the tortures of “exhausting an eagle,” freezing, and other methods.
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Christian Imprisoned, Tortured for Her Belief

Li Xiaoyang (pseudonym), female, born in 1976, is a Christian of The Church of Almighty God (CAG) in the southeastern province of Jiangxi. In September 2021, Li was released from prison after completing her service. She recounted her miserable story in which she was arrested and tortured in prison for her belief in Almighty God. On September 7, 2018, six police officers broke into Li’s house and arrested her. After …
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Christian Arrested, Sentenced, Subjected to Torture and Forced Indoctrination

A CAG member is questioned in a cell (From Internet) Liu Li (pseudonym), female, 30 years old, is a Christian of The Church of Almighty God (CAG) in the central province of Henan. In March 2021, she was released after completing her service in prison. She recounted how she was imprisoned for her belief. On September 18, 2017, Liu Li was arrested by the CCP police for her faith in …
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Christian Tortured to Betray His Church

Tortured (From Internet) Gao Feng (pseudonym), male, 49 years old, resident of the eastern province of Jiangsu, is a Christian of The Church of Almighty God (CAG). He was arrested by the CCP police in January 2021 merely for his faith in Almighty God. To extort the information about the CAG from him, the police subjected him to torture. On January 15, 2021, when Gao Feng visited a CAG Christian, …
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Church of Almighty God: 750 Arrested in Three Months

Between January and March 2021, in Jiangsu, Henan, Sichuan, and other provinces, devotees were arrested. Many were tortured. by Wang Yichi “Chair” and “split” tortures In January 2021, at least 123 members of The Church of Almighty God (CAG) were arrested by the police in the eastern province of Jiangsu. Many of them were detained in hotels, and subjected to torture during interrogation. A female CAG member was arrested while …
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New Tortures Target Church of Almighty God Members

Women and men are sentenced merely for being active in the church, and tortured and humiliated during their detention. Some suffer permanent harm. by Wang Yichi

“I was taken to a highly guarded cell block, and the prison guard arranged two prisoners to surveil and control me. Their task was to have me give up my belief,” said a female CAG member from the central province of Hunan, who …
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Christian Mistreated, Tormented for Refusing to Give Up Belief

In July 2020, Li Huizhen (pseudonym), a Christian of The Church of Almighty God (CAG), was finally got out of prison after she completed her 3-year sentence term for her belief due to the CCP cruel persecution. In early July 2017, the police in the eastern province of Zhejiang carried out a unified arrest operation targeting CAG Christians, and nearly 700 Christians were arrested as a result. On the day …
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Christian Cuffed and Beaten to Give Up Information on Church

CCP police beating a Christian (not herself) Li Haixia (pseudonym), female, born in 1964, from the northeastern province of Jilin, joined The Church of Almighty God in 2012. She was arrested by the police for her belief in June 2020. The police subjected her to torture to get the information on the Church, leaving her with aftereffects. On the afternoon of June 20, 2020, six police officers stormed into Li …
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Christian Qin Shiqin Dies from 10-Day Interrogation by Torture After Arrested for Religious Belief

Christian family saw a Christian who was persecuted to death in the morgue (scene picture) Qin Shiqin, female, born in 1969, was a resident of Yuanhou community in Xifuzhen sub-district of Chengyang district of Qingdao city in the eastern province of Shandong. She joined The Church of Almighty God (CAG) in 2002. The CCP carried out a unified arrest operation in Qingdao city on August 10, 2020 after surveilling and …
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Christian Wei Aizhi Commits Suicide for Unbearable Prolonged Incurable Diseases from CCP’s Persecution

Christian Wei Aizhi Wei Aizhi, female, born in 1960, a resident in Baima town in Dancheng county administered by Zhoukou city in the central province of Henan, joined The Church of Almighty God in 2004. She was arrested and detained by the police for her belief in December 2012. During her detention, police officers instigated vicious inmates to hit her on the head heavily and stomp hard on her abdomen, …
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Christian Dies During 4-Year Detention for His Faith in God

Hospital corridor (web image) Chu Qingming (pseudonym), male, born in 1971, a resident of the eastern province of Shandong, was a Christian of The Church of Almighty God (CAG). He was arrested by the CCP police in December 2020 for his belief in Almighty God, and later was sentenced to 4 years in prison. He died during detention at the age of 50. On December 15, 2020, six police officers …
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Christian Dies of Illness from Mistreatment in Custody After Arrested for His Faith

Hu Zhibin (pseudonym), male, born in 1953, was a Christian of The Church of Almighty God (CAG) in the central province of Hubei. In October 2018, Hu was arrested by the CCP police for his faith in Almighty God and was subjected to torture during interrogation. When he was held in the detention house, he was mistreated, and suffered illness without treatment, which caused his condition to be worsening. He …
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Christian Dies of Illness from Suspected Mistreatment in Prison

Miss (network picture) Qin Dafu, male, born on April 24, 1963, resident of Chongqing municipality in the southwestern China, was a Christian of The Church of Almighty God (CAG). In August 2018, Qin was arrested for his belief in Almighty God, and was later sentenced to three years and two months in prison. During his service in prison, he suffered illness due to mistreatment, and died as his condition worsened …
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Christian Wu Yuezhen Died Ten Years After Her Condition Worsened for Forced Suspension of Medicine in Labor Camp


Wu Yuezhen, female, born in June 1963, resident of Dengfeng city in the central province of Henan, joined The Church of Almighty God in October 2006. She was arrested by the CCP police in May 2009 merely for her belief in Almighty God, and later was sentenced to one year’s reeducation through labor. Prior to her arrest, she had suffered from hypertension and diabetes, always had medication for treatment, …
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Christian Couple Given Hefty Sentences for Belief: Mistreatment in Custody Causes Death of Wife and Disability of Husband

Zhang Jian (pseudonym), male, born in 1948, and his wife, Liu Mei (pseudonym), born in 1950, are residents of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. They joined The Church of Almighty God in 2008. They were arrested in September 2014 by the CCP police for their belief and later given hefty sentences. During their detention, Zhang Jian was mistreated and disabled, while Liu Mei was delayed in treatment for her illness, resulting …
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Christian Qin Shiqin Dies from 10-Day Interrogation by Torture After Arrested for Religious Belief

Christian family saw a Christian who was persecuted to death in the morgue (scene picture) Qin Shiqin, female, born in 1969, was a resident of Yuanhou community in Xifuzhen sub-district of Chengyang district of Qingdao city in the eastern province of Shandong. She joined The Church of Almighty God (CAG) in 2002. The CCP carried out a unified arrest operation in Qingdao city on August 10, 2020 after surveilling and …
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Christian Wei Aizhi Commits Suicide for Unbearable Prolonged Incurable Diseases from CCP’s Persecution

Christian Wei Aizhi Wei Aizhi, female, born in 1960, a resident in Baima town in Dancheng county administered by Zhoukou city in the central province of Henan, joined The Church of Almighty God in 2004. She was arrested and detained by the police for her belief in December 2012. During her detention, police officers instigated vicious inmates to hit her on the head heavily and stomp hard on her abdomen, …
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Christian Zou Jihuang Dies from Forced Labor & Delay in Treatment of His Illness During Detention

Zou Jihuang Zou Jihuang, male, born in 1954, was a resident in Moshi town in Changyang Tujia autonomous county under the jurisdiction of Yichang city in the central province of Hubei. He began his belief in the Lord Jesus in 2007, and joined The Church of Almighty God in 2008. He was arrested by the CCP in 2017 for his belief and evangelism, and was later sentenced to two years …
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Ill Christian Cui Yuhua Dies for Delay in Treatment by Police Arrest & Abuse

Cui Yuhua Cui Yuhua, female, born in 1971, a resident in Yinliu village in Yucheng town in Boshan district of Zibo city in the eastern province of Shandong, joined The Church of Almighty God in 2010. She was arrested and detained in November 2018 while the CCP carried out a unified arrest operation in Zibo city. During her detention, she was mistreated and was delayed in treating her breast disease, …
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Shen Minzhi Arrested for Belief in Almighty God, Tormented to Lung Cancer & Death

The Christian was being tortured (Image of the scene) Shen Minzhi, female, born on October 6, 1984, was a resident in Madian village, Lucheng town, Lujiang county in Hefei, the capital of the eastern province of Anhui. She joined The Church of Almighty God in 2008, and when she did the church work in August 2017 in Fuqing city in the southeastern province of Fujian, she was arrested by the …
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