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Protests and resistance after more lockdowns in Shanghai

On June 7, the neighborhood near Changle Road, Shanghai City(Photo: ChinaAid source) (Shanghai, China—June 9, 2022) On June 7, a neighborhood located near Changle Road, Shanghai was forced to lockdown again just a week after the two-month quarantine, which caused many young people to protest on the streets. Leaders from relevant departments communicated with residents’


Shanghai lockdown canceled 15-year-old Chinese Catholic pilgrimage

Announcement of the Catholic Diocese of Shanghai(Photo: Shanghai Diocese Network) (Shanghai, China—May 23, 2022) May is the “Month of Mary” in the Catholic tradition, and China’s nationwide pilgrimage was canceled. May 24 celebrates The Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians. The universal Catholic Church will hold a prayer event for the Chinese Church on


After being banned, officials closed related web pages and social media accounts of Presbyterian church in Shanghai

Shanghai(Photo: Flickr) (Shanghai, China – May 10, 2022) The Shanghai Xinguang Presbyterian Church, which is independent of the officially registered church, has been included in the banned list of “illegal social organizations” by the Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau in 2021. Recently, several government departments have continued to remove their relevant web pages and social media accounts. 


Shanghai lockdown continues— “zero-COVID” still in effect

    A Shanghai street(Photo: FreeImages) (Shanghai, China—May 10, 2022) The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) recommitted itself to its zero-COVID policy in response to the continuing surge of COVID in Shanghai and across China. Millions in Shanghai will remain in perpetual lockdown, and mainstream media now takes aim at the inhumane consequences.     As reported


Chinese citizens continue to protest “zero-COVID” policy in Shanghai

The Shanghai skyline(Photo: FreeImages) (Shanghai, China – April 21, 2022) As the outbreak of the new variant of COVID-19 soars in Shanghai, public resentment has continued to heat up due to the severe pandemic prevention measures. A few days ago, Ji Xiaolong, a Shanghai resident, launched an online petition to the Central Government of the

Image of Zhang Zhan who is a christian journalist who is currently in prison for her journalistic piece criticizing China's response to COVID-19.
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UPDATE: Zhang Zhan, Christian citizen journalist

Zhang Zhan before her prison sentence(Photo: South China Morning Post) (Shanghai, China—February 25, 2022) Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan’s life in prison has improved recently. On February 12, her lawyer Zhang Keke learned in a video call with Zhang Zhan’s mother that Zhang Zhan’s condition had improved and that she had ended her hunger strike. 


US State Department calls for the “unconditional release” of detained Chinese journalist

Zhang Zhan before her imprisonment(Photo: ChinaAid source) (ChinaAid, Midland, TX—November 10, 2021) Recently, the US State Department called for the unconditional release of Zhang Zhan, a Christian journalist detained for drawing attention to COVID-19 in Wuhan. Zhang Zhan’s life continues to hang in the balance in Shanghai Women’s Prison as she continues her hunger strike,

Image of Zhang Zhan who is a christian journalist who is currently in prison for her journalistic piece criticizing China's response to COVID-19.

ChinaAid and 44 other organizations urge Xi Jinping to release reporter

Zhang Zhan, a freelance reporter, detained in Shanghai(Photo: Reporters Without Borders) (Reporters Without Borders—September 17, 2021)  ChinaAid, Reporters Without Borders, and 43 other non-government organizations (NGOs) signed a letter to Xi Jinping, the State Chairman of China, asking him to release Zhang Zhan. You may find the signed letter below. Zhang Zhan, a Christian freelance journalist and


CCP unveils “Christianity Loves the Party” Exhibition in Shanghai

The Shanghai exhibition.(Photo: Bitter Winter)      “Christianity Loves the Party” Exhibition Unveiled in Shanghai                                  ZHANG CHUNHUA 06/29/2021 (ChinaAid—July 06, 2021) On June 29, Bitter Winter published/posted and article revealing that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) unveiled a “Christianity Loves

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Update: CCP authorities transfer Zhang Zhan to Shanghai Women’s Prison; deny family’s request to visit

Zhang Zhan, a former lawyer, journalist, and human rights activist, now imprisoned.  (Photo: ChinaAid) (Shanghai*—April 05, 2021) An update from March 19 reveals that Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities transferred Chinese citizen journalist, a former practicing lawyer, Zhang Zhan to the Shanghai women’s prison. Recently, when Ms. Zhang’s mother traveled to the prison and requested

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House churches in various provinces experienced persecution in March

Notice from Guiyang Municipal Bureauof Religious Affairs in Yunyan District. (Photo: ChinaAid) (April 1, 2021–Guiyang City, Guizhou) In the past week, several house churches across various provinces experienced strong opposition from the Chinese government. Reports from Guiyang City, Guizhou stated that on March 17, Guiyang Municipal Bureau of Religious Affairs in Yunyan published a notice announcing


Update: As Guo Feixiong loses contact with “outside,” volunteer team concerned he has been “trapped by the police”

Reflection of CCP barring Guo Feixiong from his scheduled flight to the US.  (Photo: Pexels) (Shanghai—Jan. 29, 2021) On January 28, shortly after Guo Feixiong arrived at Pudong Airport in Shanghai, preparing to board an international flight to San Francisco, authorities from the Chinese Ministry of Public Security [Chinese Communist Party (CCP)] intercepted him under

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