Prisoners of Conscience

Liu Junhua

Name: Liu Junhua Country/Area of Origin: China, Shandong (Han Chinese) Background: Christian of The Church of Almighty God Reason for Arrest: On October 24, 2017, police officers with the National Security Brigade of Heze Public Security Bureau Mudan Branch arrested Liu Junhua and other three Christians (Wu Baozhen, Yao Shuzhi, Shao Fujian) from The Church […]

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Deng Cuiping

Name: Cuiping DENG Country/Area of Origin: Hongta District, Yuxi City, Yunnan Province, China Background: Female, 54 years old, worked as a primary school teacher at Liu Zongqi Primary School. Ms. Deng started to practice Falun Gong in 1997 and had recovered from insomnia, rhinitis, and pharyngitis. After the persecution of Falun Gong started, Ms. Deng

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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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