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Linfen Covenant House Church shut down

Photo: Announcement issued by Yaodu District government that Linfen Covenant House Church and their school are shut down (Linfen City Yaodu District government)   (Shanxi province—November 22, 2022) Linfen City Yaodu District Bureau of Civil Affairs announced on its website that they shut down Linfen Covenant House Church and Asilan School run by the church.

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ChinaAid’s Bob Fu visits Taiwan

Photo: Bob Fu and Nadine Maenza meet with President of the Legislative Yuan of Taiwan, You Si-kun (ChinaAid) (Taiwan—November 18, 2022) On November 14, Reverend Dr. Bob Fu, president of the China Aid Association, and Ms. Nadine Maenza, president of the International Religious Freedom (IRF) Secretariat, met with Mr. You Si-kun, President of Taiwan’s Legislative

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Christian stands trial today for “picking quarrels and provoking trouble”

Photo: Long Kehai (left) at the trial for Chang Weiping (ChinaAid source)   (Gansu, China—November 16, 2022) Long Kehai, a Christian from Gansu Province, will be in court today for the crime of “picking quarrels and provoking troubles.” Lawyer Zhang Keke received the notice to appear in court on November 15. The letter requires lawyer


Chinese human rights activist missing in Vietnam for three months

Photo: Dong Guangping (Sheng Xue’s Twitter)   (Vietnam—November 15, 2022) The family of Dong Guangping, an activist working for the advancement of human rights in China, suddenly lost contact with him at his residence in Vietnam. Since August of this year, he has been in a state of enforced disappearance. Family and friends residing in

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Christian poet and his wife sentenced

Photo: Wang Zang and his family (Photo: Wang Liqin’s Twitter profile picture)   (Yunnan province—November 14, 2022) – Authorities charged and convicted Chinese poet and painter Wang Zang and his wife Wang Liqin with inciting subversion of state power for their artistic expression and public support of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement. After hearing the verdict,

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House church member detained after a week of residential surveillance

Photo: Wang Qiang’s criminal detention notice (ChinaAid source) (Linfen, Shanxi Province, China—November 11, 2022) On Wednesday, Wen Huijuan, the wife of Linfen Covenant house church coworker Wang Qiang, received a criminal detention notice from Lifen Municipal Bureau of Public Security. Wang Qiang has been criminally detained and transported to the detention center after a week of

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Chinese Christian fined over $10,000 for renting out venue to Church School

Photo: Subpoena to Huang Yuanda from the Jimei District Court of Xiamen (ChinaAid source) (Xiamen, China—November 10, 2022) Huang Yuanda, a Christian from the Xunsiding Church in Xiamen, was fined ¥100,000 (~$13,800) by the Xiamen Siming District Ethnic and Religious Affairs Bureau for providing a rented house for the church school to use.    The

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An Yankui and Zhang Chenghao receive their verdict

Photo: Minister An Yankui with his family (ChinaAid source) (Shanxi, China – November 9, 2022) On November 7, Mrs. Yao Congya received her husband An Yankui’s verdict. An was sentenced to one year and a fine of ¥5,000 (~$692) for “illegally crossing the border.” The same day, Mrs. Guo Juan received her husband Zhang Chenghao’s


Trial for Mount Carmel school teachers held later this month

Photo: Shopify Partners from Burst (Wuhu, Anhui province—November 8, 2022) The cases of Xuande School teachers Wang Minghai and Wan Hongxia have been postponed. The pretrial conference is scheduled for November 13, and the trial will be held on November 25.   On May 27, 2021  Xuande School of Mount Carmel Church—a house church in

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Ji Xiaolong suffers harsh conditions in prison

Photo: Ji Xiaolong (Ji Xiaolong’s Twitter) (Shanghai—November 7, 2022) Chinese dissident Ji Xiaolong was arrested on September 23 by the Shanghai Pudong New District People’s Procuratorate on suspicion of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.” He was allowed to meet with his lawyer for the first time nearly two months after his arrest.  On November 1,


International Bar Association recognizes Chinese lawyer Jiang Tianyong

Photo: Jin Bianling, wife of Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong (Release International) (Henan – November 7, 2022) Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong has received the 2022 International Bar Association (IBA) Human Rights Award for his extraordinary contributions to defending human rights in China. Over the past decade, he has represented Chinese dissidents and


Cheng Yuan’s wife petitions against Milwaukee Tool for using slave labor

(ChinaAid—November 3, 2022) Shi Minglei, wife of jailed human rights lawyer Cheng Yuan, started a petition against Milwaukee Tool. She reported that prisoners released from Chishan prison were used as slave laborers for the company, including her husband.  ChinaAid rescued Shi Minglei, also known as Hope, in April of 2021. Her husband Cheng Yuan worked

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