The pastor, whose wife is American, has been sentenced to seven years for illegal border crossing between China and the non-recognized “Wa State” in Burma.
Massimo Introvigne The launch of Bitter Winter has been greeted by a good media coverage, and has been covered with sympathy by several human rights and academic blogs and websites, from France to Australia. We did expect different reactions, too. One day after the launch,
Source: ChinaAid Date: May 15, 2018 ChinaAid reports that, in the past weeks, law enforcement officers harassed two Beijing house churches – Holy Love Fellowship and another church that chose to remain anonymous. Authorities pressured the landlords of the churches’ buildings to revoke their leases.
Source: ChinaAid Date: May 13, 2018 ChinaAid reports on the government’s violations of the constitutionally guaranteed freedom of religious belief by prohibiting citizens from participating in religious activities in schools.
Source: ChinaAid Date: May 11, 2018 ChinaAid reports that, on April 25th, the police arrested four congregation members of Autumn Rain Blessing Church for distributing Christian materials in China’s southwestern Sichuan province.
Source: ChinaAid Date: May 8, 2018 ChinaAid reports that Authorities in eastern Shandong province used anti-pornography and illegal publications campaign to investigate local Christian churches and inspect religious materials distributed there. In addition, teachers were instructed to report on students’ religious beliefs.
Source: China Aid and CESNUR Date: May 3, 2018 China Aid has reported that on April 24, the Dali Intermediate Court in Dali, Yunnan, ruled that Christians Tu Yan and Su Min had participated in the Three Grades of Servants, a religious institution listed as a xie jiao by the Chinese government. Tu received a […]