On June 26-28, a full-scale “Operation Thunder” in Liaoning Province resulted in massive arrests of members of this Christian new religious movement. In just three days, more than 500 believers of The Church of Almighty God were arrested all over the province, prompting thousands to flee their homes.
ADHRRF – On June 30 of 2018, the 6th Human Rights Festival was launched in Cologne, Germany by six organizations, including Menschenrechte Köln and Allerweltshaus Köln eV. Amnesty International, Association for the Defense of Human Rights and Religious freedom (ADHRRF), and some other human rights organizations participated in this event. The theme of this festival is “Fleeing and Immigration,” around which a wide range of activities took place.
At the Thirty-eight Session of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations, which starts in Geneva on June 16, the NGO CAP-LC, which enjoys consultative ECOSOC status at the UN, filed a document denouncing the arbitrary detention of thousands of members of The Church of Almighty God, a Christian new religious movement, in China.