|Huang Yizi (left) just following his
release from a black jail.
(Photo: China Aid)
By Ava Collins
(Wenzhou, Zhejiang—Feb. 5, 2016) China Aid received confirmation today that authorities have released a church pastor in China’s coastal Zhejiang, detained since Sept. 12 in a black jail.
Pastor Huang Yizi was accused of “stealing, spying, buying or illegally providing state secrets for institutions and people outside the country.” During his detention, authorities did not allow him to meet with lawyers or speak with his family.
China Aid will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.