House Churches in Heilongjiang, China Severely Persecuted in 2019

House Churches in Heilongjiang, China Severely Persecuted in 2019

(Bitter Winter) — As elsewhere in China, house churches in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang also suffer severe crackdowns. According to recently-received reports, from March 2019 to January of this year, 60 Protestant churches that don’t belong to the Three-Self Patriotic Movement have been closed down in the prefecture-level city of Daqing. Among them, 32 […]

‘My Fear Is that We’re Too Quiet,’ Say Iranian Christian Survivors of Persecution

‘My Fear Is that We’re Too Quiet,’ Say Iranian Christian Survivors of Persecution

(Article18) — Three Christian women survivors of persecution in Iran have called upon the international community to make more noise on behalf of persecuted Christians in Iran. “My fear is that we’re too quiet,” said Dabrina Bet-Tamraz, whose brother, Ramiel, is currently in prison in Tehran because of his Christian evangelism, and whose father, Victor, […]

30 Police Officers Raid House Church in Guangdong, China

30 Police Officers Raid House Church in Guangdong, China

 (Bitter Winter) — “Hurry up! Get inside!” police officers were shouting outside Le’en House Church’s meeting venue in the Tianhe district of Guangzhou, the capital of the southern province of Guangdong, on Aug. 11, 2019. Members of the congregation inside were blocking the door, trying to prevent more than 30 officers from entering. They […]