More than 2,000 believers from a Chinese religious movement known as the Church of the Almighty God are have applied for political asylum in several EU countries after claiming that they've been subjected to “severe persecution” at the hands of the Chinese Communist Party, according to the group's annual report which is said to contain details that shed light on the methods used by Beijing's security services during the crackdown.

The church's report indicates that all religious groups in Chi...


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