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ADHRRF Reports

United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review China Religious Freedom in China : The case of The Church of Almighty God Joint Submission by Center for Studies on Freedom of Religion Belief and Conscience (LIREC); Association for the Defense of Human Rights and Religious Freedom (ADHRRF)   LIREC,The Center for Studies on Freedom of Religion Belief and Conscience,(registered place of business Viale Angelico 38, 00195 Roma) is a no-profit free society of culture and propaganda, independent from any religious organization and party. It promotes activities aimed at knowledge and authentic ...
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U.S. Department of State’s Reports

Executive Summary IN THIS SECTION: CHINA | TIBET (BELOW) | XINJIANG The United States recognizes the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) and Tibetan autonomous prefectures and counties in other provinces to be part of the People’s Republic of China.  The constitution of the People’s Republic of China states citizens “enjoy freedom of religious belief” but limits protections for religious practice to “normal religious activities” without defining “normal.”  Central government regulations implemented February 1 stipulate religious activity “must not harm national security” and place new restrictions on religious schools, donations, and travel.  In the TAR and other ...
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Executive Summary IN THIS SECTION: CHINA | TIBET | XINJIANG (BELOW) This separate section on Xinjiang is included given the scope and severity of reported religious freedom violations specific to the region this year. Multiple media and NGOs estimated the government detained at least 800,000 and up to possibly more than 2 million Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs, and members of other Muslim groups, mostly Chinese citizens, in specially built or converted detention facilities in Xinjiang and subjected them to forced disappearance, torture, physical abuse, and prolonged detention without trial because of their religion and ethnicity ...
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Executive Summary IN THIS SECTION: CHINA (BELOW) | TIBET | XINJIANG Reports on Hong Kong, Macau, and Tibet are appended at the end of this report.  Given the scope and severity of reported religious freedom violations specific to Xinjiang this year, a separate section on the region is also included in this report. The constitution states citizens have freedom of religious belief but limits protections for religious practice to “normal religious activities” and does not define “normal.”  The government continued to exercise control over religion and restrict the activities and personal freedom of ...
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The Church of Almighty God’s Reports

2018 Annual Report on the Chinese Communist Government’s Persecution of The Church of Almighty God
 1. Overview 1.1 The Current State of Religion in China, Under the “Sinicization” of Religion Policy On February 1, 2018, the CCP began to implement its new Regulations on Religious Affairs, thereby throwing a cloak of legitimacy over Xi Jinping’s “Sinicization” of religion policy and further exposing the evil purpose behind the CCP’s attempts to completely ban religious beliefs and eradicate all religions in China. After these regulations were implemented, the situation of religious belief in China has wholly deteriorated: More than a million Muslims in Xinjiang have been imprisoned in ...
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1. Christian Xie Yongjiang Tortured to Death by Chinese Communist Police 2. Christian Zhan Hongmei Brutally Beaten to Death by Chinese Communist Police 3. Christian Gao Cuiqin Electrocuted to Death by Chinese Communist Police 4. Church Leader He Chengrong Tortured to Death by Chinese Communist Police 5. Christian Li Suansuan Injured and Killed by Chinese Communist Government 6. Christian Zhang Zhaoqi Beaten to Death With Stick by Chinese Communist Police 7. Church Leader Jiang Guizhi Ravaged to Death by Chinese Communist Government  8. Preacher Ye Aizhong Electrocuted to Death by Chinese Communist Police ...
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2017 Annual Report on the Chinese Communist Government’s Persecution of The Church of Almighty God
2017 Annual Report on the ChineseCommunist Government’s Persecutionof The Church of Almighty God In October 2017, after collecting data on the Chinese Communist Government’s persecution of The Church of Almighty God Christians from January to September 2017, we compiled and released the 2017 Annual Report on the Chinese Communist Government’s Persecution of The Church of Almighty God. Because of the mass arrests and close supervision by the government, many Christians, as a result of their persecution, were unable to provide their own input before the report was published. Following its ...
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24 Cases of CAG Christians Persecuted to Death
24 Cases of CAG Christians Persecuted to Death 1. The Case of Xie Yongjiang, a Christian From The Church of Almighty God Persecuted to Death by the CCP Government 2. The Case of Deng Xiufen, a Christian From The Church of Almighty God Persecuted to Death by the CCP Government 3. The Case of Zhang Zhaoqi, a Christian of The Church of Almighty God, Who Was Persecuted to Death by the Chinese Communist Government 4. The Case of Wang Mingchi, a Christian of The Church of Almighty God, Who Was ...
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2017 Annual Briefing on the Chinese Communist Government’s Persecution of The Church of Almighty God
Since early 2017, the authorities of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has launched a full-scale “Door-knocking Operation” in Mainland China, conducting a “blanket” and “dragnet” search for the Christians of The Church of Almighty God (CAG). They’ve established a database. By making use of the “network management,” they exerted control over Christians, watching for a chance to conduct centralized arrests. This operation has subjected the CAG Christians to persecution on an even larger scale. Based on incomplete statistics, in the whole year of 2017, at least 7,899 CAG Christians were ...
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             General Introduction The Origin and Development of The Church of Almighty God The Church of Almighty God is a Christian church founded in China in 1991. The Church came into being due to the appearance of Almighty God—the second coming of the Lord Jesus—and the truths He expressed in “The Word Appears in the Flesh”, fulfilling the prophecy of the Lord Jesus: “For as the lightning comes out of the east, and shines even to the west; so shall also the coming of the ...
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Government’s Persecution of The Church of Almighty God The Church of Almighty God (CAG) has long been one of the most severely persecuted Chinese house churches by the Chinese Communist government. Since its establishment in 1991, the CAG has continued to endure the brutal repression and persecution of the Chinese Communist government. In 1995, the CCP government used trumped-up charges such as “fraud in the name of religion, Qigong” and “deification of their leading members” to condemn the CAG as an “evil cult” and brutally repress and persecute the CAG ...
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Amnesty International’s Reports

The Amnesty International Report 2017/18 documents the state of the world’s human rights in 159 countries and territories during 2017. Conflict, austerity measures and natural disasters pushed many into deeper poverty and insecurity; millions were forced to flee their homes and seek refuge elsewhere in their own countries or across international borders. Discrimination remained rife in all regions of the world, and at times had deadly consequences for the victims. Governments of all persuasions continued to crack down on the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly. https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/pol10/6700/2018/en/ Amnesty ...
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The Amnesty International Report 2016/17 documents the state of human rights in 159 countries and territories during 2016. For millions, 2016 was a year of unrelenting misery and fear, as governments and armed groups abused human rights in a multitude of ways. Large numbers of people continued to flee conflict and repression in many regions of the world. Among other pervasive issues, this report documents continuing torture and other ill-treatment, the failure to uphold sexual and reproductive rights, government surveillance, and a culture of impunity for past crimes. https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/pol10/4800/2017/en/ Amnesty ...
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The Amnesty International Report 2015/16 documents the state of human rights in 160 countries and territories during 2015. In many regions, large numbers of refugees were on the move against a backdrop of conflict and repression. Torture and the failure to uphold sexual and reproductive rights were key concerns. Government surveillance and impunity continued to deny many their rights. This report also celebrates those who stand up for human rights across the world, often in difficult and dangerous circumstances. It is essential reading for policy makers, activists and anyone with ...
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The Amnesty International Report 2014/15 documents the state of human rights in 160 countries and territories during 2014. Some key events from 2013 are also reported. While 2014 saw violent conflict and the failure of many governments to safeguard the rights and safety of civilians, significant progress was also witnessed in the safeguarding and securing of certain human rights. Key anniversaries, including the commemoration of the Bhopal gas leak in 1984 and the Rwanda genocide in 1994, as well as reflections on 30 years since the adoption of the UN ...
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Human Rights Watch’s Reports

Photo Source: Human Rights Watch.China Events of 2017 © 2018 by Human Rights Watch. The broad and sustained offensive on human rights that started after President Xi Jinping took power five years ago showed no sign of abating in 2017. The death of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo in a hospital under heavy guard in July highlighted the Chinese government’s deepening contempt for rights. The near future for human rights appears grim, especially as Xi is expected to remain in power at least until 2022. Foreign governments did little ...
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World Report 2017 summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide. It reflects investigative work that Human Rights Watch staff undertook in 2016, usually in close partnership with human rights activists in the country in focus. In his introductory essay, Executive Director Kenneth Roth writes that a new generation of authoritarian populists seeks to overturn the concept of human rights protections, treating rights not as an essential check on official power but as an impediment to the majority will. https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/world_report_download/wr2017-web.pdf Human Rights Watch. Human Rights ...
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World Report 2016 summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide. It reflects investigative work that Human Rights Watch staff undertook in 2015, usually in close partnership with human rights activists in the country in focus. In his keynote essay, Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth details how fear drove global developments of 2015. Fears of terror attacks and potential impact of refugee influx led to a scaling back of rights in Europe and other regions. In China, Ethiopia, India, and Russia, fears that ...
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World Report 2015 is Human Rights Watch’s 25th annual review of human rights practices around the globe. It summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide. In his keynote, Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth reflects on a year so tumultuous, “it can seem as if the world is unraveling.” Surveying several of the year’s most daunting security challenges—including the rise of the extremist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS), China’s crackdown on Uighurs in Xinjiang, and Mexico’s abuse-riddled war on drugs—Roth stresses ...
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World Report 2014 is Human Rights Watch’s 24th annual review of human rights practices around the globe. It summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide, drawing on events through November 2013. Reflecting on the “Rights Struggles of 2013,” Executive Director Kenneth Roth highlights the slaughter of civilians in Syria in the face of a weak international response; “abusive majoritarianism” among governments who voice commitment to democracy but in reality use the real or perceived preferences of the majority to limit dissent and suppress minorities; ...
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ChinaAid’s Reports

The Amnesty International Report 2017/18 documents the state of the world’s human rights in 159 countries and territories during 2017. Conflict, austerity measures and natural disasters pushed many into deeper poverty and insecurity; millions were forced to flee their homes and seek refuge elsewhere in their own countries or across international borders. Discrimination remained rife in all regions of the world, and at times had deadly consequences for the victims. Governments of all persuasions continued to crack down on the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly. https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/pol10/6700/2018/en/ Amnesty ...
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The Amnesty International Report 2016/17 documents the state of human rights in 159 countries and territories during 2016. For millions, 2016 was a year of unrelenting misery and fear, as governments and armed groups abused human rights in a multitude of ways. Large numbers of people continued to flee conflict and repression in many regions of the world. Among other pervasive issues, this report documents continuing torture and other ill-treatment, the failure to uphold sexual and reproductive rights, government surveillance, and a culture of impunity for past crimes. https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/pol10/4800/2017/en/ Amnesty ...
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The Amnesty International Report 2015/16 documents the state of human rights in 160 countries and territories during 2015. In many regions, large numbers of refugees were on the move against a backdrop of conflict and repression. Torture and the failure to uphold sexual and reproductive rights were key concerns. Government surveillance and impunity continued to deny many their rights. This report also celebrates those who stand up for human rights across the world, often in difficult and dangerous circumstances. It is essential reading for policy makers, activists and anyone with ...
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The Amnesty International Report 2014/15 documents the state of human rights in 160 countries and territories during 2014. Some key events from 2013 are also reported. While 2014 saw violent conflict and the failure of many governments to safeguard the rights and safety of civilians, significant progress was also witnessed in the safeguarding and securing of certain human rights. Key anniversaries, including the commemoration of the Bhopal gas leak in 1984 and the Rwanda genocide in 1994, as well as reflections on 30 years since the adoption of the UN ...
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