Accused of “holding illegal gatherings,” three Protestant house churches in the central province of Henan were shut down, police confiscating their assets.
On February 4, 2019, the European Federation for Freedom of Belief (FOB) held a conference in Florence, Italy to promote its most recent publication: Law and Freedom of Belief in Europe: an arduous journey.
The afternoon of April 6, nearly 1,000 Uyghurs from all over the world gathered in Washington D.C.’s Freedom Plaza, holding up slogans and photos of loved ones held in concentration camps to protest the CCP’s atrocities of interning Xinjiang’s Uyghurs in concentration camps.
In recent years, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has become increasingly frenzied in its suppression and persecution of religious belief. To avoid arrest and persecution by the CCP, some Christians from The Church of Almighty God (CAG) have escaped to Spain.
Another government-approved Protestant church in Henan fell victim to the authorities’ religious persecution: it was reduced to ruins in just over ten minutes.
On April 11, authorities ordered to forcibly demolish part of a newly-built mosque in a village of Gansu Province and later arrested people who shared the news.