Foreign-affiliated churches are continuously harassed: religious venues closed down, believers investigated and prohibited from traveling abroad.
South Korean Christian groups
In China’s Heilongjiang Province, a South Korean church was shut down over six years ago, and its pastor deported back home.
Two internal documents reveal further plans by the Chinese Communist Party to crack down on South Korean Christianity in China on the grounds of “resisting infiltration.”
A pastor deported years ago was forced to sign a statement saying he wouldn’t return to China for eight years.
A South Korean-sponsored Christian house church in Heilongjiang’s Hegang city was closed down after a raid by the police.
South Korean missionaries and pastors in China’s Shandong Province have been arrested and deported, and churches have been forcibly shut down.
Since the arrests of reporters did not stop Bitter Winter, China escalates the campaign against our magazine and adopts extraordinary measures to prevent the leaks of secret documents.
Classified document exposes the Chinese government’s plans to crack down on South Korean Christian missions in Shanxi Province.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 13, 2018 Since April this year, Korean missionaries in various parts of China have experienced increased scrutiny and harassment resulting in the closure of Koreans Christian churches. The crackdown intensified after the adoption of the Special Work Program for Investigation into and Prosecution of the Infiltration of Korean […]