Police dispatched by the Public Security Bureau of Qingdao city

260 Church of Almighty God Members Arrested in Shandong

Seeking to capture all believers in one go, the CCP has mobilized law enforcement forces for a unified arrest operation during July and August. by Li Mingxuan Persecutions of believers in the eastern province of Shandong have been intensifying since May after the central government team started inspecting the provincial authorities’ achievements in anti-religion work. Every denomination is heavily hit, […]

Hui Muslim Ramadan in the past

Hui Muslims: “We’re Facing an Unprecedented Crisis of Faith”

Hailed for their loyalty to the CCP for years, the “good Muslims” are losing their preferential status and become victims of persecutions just because of ethnicity and faith. by Li Guang The Communist government has long treated China’s two largest Muslim groups differently. The Uyghurs, who primarily live in Xinjiang, were presented as “bad” Muslims, separatist and inclined […]

Leading Group of United Front Work in Changchun city of Jilin Province is holding a conference dedicated to religion infiltration work.

Jilin Province Launches a Comprehensive Program to Suppress “Religious Infiltration” from Abroad

Confidential documents expose plans to consolidate state institutions’ forces in cracking down on groups and activities associated with foreign countries. by Wu Haiping Bitter Winter accessed confidential documents, issued by the government of the northeastern province of Jilin, that call for the strengthening of suppression against everything that is affiliated with religious groups from abroad in the province. […]

The underground Catholic church before and after it was cleared out.

Catholics Increasingly Bullied to Join State-Run Church

Authorities are pulling out all the stops to shove “disobedient” believers under the state’s control: churches shut down, congregations threatened and surveilled. by Tang Zhe Provincial and municipal governments across China are intensifying efforts to close down underground meeting venues where conscientious objectors who refuse to join the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association (CPCA) continue to practice their faith. Such […]

Sichuan Church Elder Li Yingqiang Released on Bail

Sichuan Church Elder Li Yingqiang Released on Bail

Li Sent Back to Hometown After Eight Months Imprisonment 08/19/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that over the weekend, elder Li Yingqiang from Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) in Sichuan was released on bail and sent back to his hometown in Hubei province. Li has lost some weight but […]