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“An extravagant wish”: Wife of Gao Zhisheng reflects on his five years of forced disappearance

(ChinaAid, Washington DC—September 20, 2022) ChinaAid and Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation hosted an event honoring Gao Zhisheng, a renowned Chinese human rights lawyer who forcibly disappeared five years ago. During the press conference, Geng He, the wife of Gao, read a statement reflecting on the five years since her husband’s disappearance. ChinaAid previously awarded

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Authorities detained Christians for “organizing and financing illegal gatherings”

Wang Shunping (Photo: ChinaAid source) (Yunnan province, China —August 22, 2022) According to a prayer request letter dated from the 19th from Dashanli in Nujiang, Wang Shunping, a millennial Christian of the Nu ethnic minority group, was criminally detained on August 17th by the Public Security Bureau of Fugong County, Nujiang Prefecture, Yunnan Province, on

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Geng Zejun sentenced to over a year

Geng Zejun’s verdict (Photo: ChinaAid source) (Shizuishan, Ningxia province – August 22, 2022) According to Church of the Rock, Huinong District Court sentenced Geng Zejun to 1 year and 3 months for “organizing illegal gatherings.” Geng Zejun and his congregation belong to the reformed faith and have refused to accept the management of the Chinese

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Update: Early Rain member charged with “assaulting a police officer”

The criminal detention notice for A Xin (Photo: ChinaAid source) (Chengdu, China—August 18, 2022) On the evening of August 15, Zhao Qing, a congregant of Early Rain Covenant Church, came to the police station and picked up the criminal detention notice for her husband, Xing Hongwei (pen name: A Xin). Authorities arrested Xing while raiding

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Elder of Beijing Shouwang Church detained in his house, members summoned to police station

Elder You Guanhui of Beijing Shouwang Church (Photo: ChinaAid source) (Beijing, China – August 16, 2022) Last Thursday, Elder You Guanhui of Beijing Shouwang Church found himself forbidden from leaving his house early in the morning by the local authorities. Furthermore, another member of the church, sister Xiaojuan, was called to the police station at

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Elder Hao Ming’s condition improves

Elder Zhang Chunlei (left) with Elder Hao Ming, both imprisoned  for the fictitious charge of “fraud” (Photo: ChinaAid source)   (Deyang, Sichuan province—August 15, 2022) Last week, Early Rain Covenant Church disclosed in the prayer request that the representative lawyer met with Elder Hao Ming in Deyang Detention Center. The attorney disclosed that Hao’s health improved.

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56 organizations call for sanctions on CCP officials implicated in the Xinjiang Police Files

Kerimjan Mutellip, a 19-year-old detainee in Xinjiang (Xinjiang Police Files by Victims of Communism)       (ChinaAid—August 11, 2022) Evidence from the Xinjiang Police Files implicated four high-ranking Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members in the extermination of Uyghurs, Kazakhs, and other Turkic minorities in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Over 50 human rights organizations called

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Americans visit Mayflower Church to prevent potential kidnapping

Deana Brown of FSI with members of the Mayflower Church (Photo: Deana Brown) (ChinaAid—August 11, 2022) In the last several months, options dwindled for the Mayflower Church and Pastor Yonggang. The South Korean government refused to grant them asylum due to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) influence. Church members sought resettlement options, and American partners visited

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Zhang Chenghao’s wife suddenly detained

Zhang Chenghao and Guo Juan of Zion Reformed (Photo: ChinaAid source) (Taiyuan, Shanxi province—August 5, 2022) On the morning of August 5, a trial was held against minister An Yankui and Zhang Chenghao of Zion Reformed Church. They both faced charges of “illegally crossing the national border.” Zhang Chenghao’s wife Guo Juan attended the trial, and

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An Yankui’s wife detained right before his trial

  An Yankui with his family (Photo: ChinaAid source) (Taiyuan, Shanxi province—August 5, 2022) Yesterday, Zion Reformed in Taiyuan sent out prayer requests for Minister An Yankui and Zhang Chenghao, both charged with “illegally crossing the national border.” Their trial will be this morning.  Yao Congya, An Yankui’s wife, was taken away by police before

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Police summon Early Rain minister due to COVID-19 prevention

Preacher Wu Wuqing (middle) protesting against abortion on the street (Photo: ChinaAid source)   (Chengdu, Sichuan province– August 4, 2022) On Tuesday morning, two police officers from Longquanyi District Damian Police Station summoned preacher Wu Wuqing from his home under the excuse that Mr. Wu did not do a COVID test. However, they didn’t provide Mrs. Xiong

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