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Chen Hong

Name: Chen Hong (pseudonym: Wang Xi) Country/Area of Origin: China, Shandong (Han Chinese) Background: born on March 19, 1985, joined The Church of Almighty God in 2004, a senior leader at the time of her arrest. Reason for Arrest: On June 1, 2017, police from the National Security Brigade of the Shizhong Branch of Zaozhuang […]

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Bao Shuguang

Name: Bao Shuguang Country/Area of Origin: China, Fujian (Han Chinese) Background: born on August 31, 1976; joined the Church of Almight God in 2008; upper-level leader at time of her arrest Reason for Arrest: In June 2017, police form the National Security Brigade of the Shizhong Branch of Zaozhuang Public Security Bureau (PSB) arrested Bao

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John Cao

Name: John Cao Country/Area of Origin: USA, North Carolina (Ethnic Chinese) Background: Pastor and humanitarian worker in Burma   Reason for Arrest: On March 5, 2017, police arrested Cao San-Qiang (John Cao), a Chinese pastor known for his work among Myanmar’s poor. Authorities charged Pastor Cao with “organizing illegal crossings of national borders” between China

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