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China Detains 1,000 in Doomsday Crackdown

posted on December 20, 2012

Nearly 1,000 members of a doomsday cult called “Almighty God” have been detained by Chinese authorities, reports Ben Blanchard at Reuters. The group has been predicting that the world will end on Friday, December 21. Blanchard writes, “The government says it is a cult calling for a ‘decisive battle’ to slay the ‘Red Dragon’ Communist Party.” 

Read at Reuters