CHINA: Pastor Wang Yi Sentenced to Nine Years
  • 09 January 2020

In what is believed to be the longest sentence against a house church leader in more than a decade, Pastor Wang Yi of the Early Rain Covenant Church was sentenced to nine years in prison for “inciting to subvert state power” and “illegal business operations”. The charges for business operations relate to the printing and […]

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CHINA: Restrictions Imposed on Hmong Christians
  • 19 December 2019

Chinese authorities have placed prohibitions on Hmong Christians living in the nation. These people have been forbidden from using Hmong-language Bibles or preaching in Hmong. They also have been ordered not to share stories about missionaries. Missionaries revolutionised China’s Hmong population, developing their written language for the purpose of Bible translation. Source: ChinaAid Commit to […]

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CHINA: Shanghai Church Raided
  • 12 December 2019

Government agents invaded Wheat Church in Shanghai last Sunday and banned the church. The church was conducting a worship service when the officials broke in. They accused the attendees of conducting religious activities in an illegal place. The church’s preaching was stopped, and all followers were expelled. Around 200 Christians refused to leave. Standing in […]

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CHINA: Imprisoned with Serious Health Concerns
  • 05 December 2019

Hu Shigen was taken into custody in July 2015 and was convicted of “subversion of state power” the following year. A photo of his baptismal ceremony was used as evidence against him, resulting in a sentence consisting of seven-and-a-half years. While in prison, Hu suffered a heart attack, as well as other health complications. Due […]

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CHINA: Nanjing Church Demolished
  • 28 November 2019

In the deep of the night in Nanjing, Christians wailed as authorities demolished their church. The building hosted services for more than 1,000 Christians in the area. Some of them were inside the church when the authorities arrived, and the officials dragged them out. Government agents beat some of them and then blocked off the […]

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