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Still no verdict for Li Yuhan after one year

Photo: Human rights lawyer, Li Yuhan (ChinaAid source)   (Liaoning, China— December 5, 2022) The case of human rights lawyer Li Yuhan continues to face delays. On November 25, sources from Liaoning stated that the court recently extended Li’s detention period three more months. Family members call for attention to Li Yuhan, who has been persecuted

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Two house churches shut down across China

Civil Affairs Bureau of Hukou County, Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province issued an announcement on shutting down an unnamed “House Church in Hukou County” (Source: Official website of Hukou County Civil Affairs Bureau) (ChinaAid—September 21, 2022) Two house churches have been dismantled, one is a “House Church in Hukou County” in Jiujiang, Jiangxi, and the other is


Christian detained after preaching gospel to Xi Jinping

Dated February 21, Zhou Jinxia received a Notice of Criminal Detention on suspicion of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.”(Photo: ChinaAid source) (Dalian, Liaoning province—March 9, 2022) Authorities in Dalian, Liaoning province arrested local Christian Zhou Jinxia after she returned from preaching the gospel to Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan in Beijing.    On


Court reschedules Li Yuhan’s hearing for November 30

Li Yuhan awaits her rescheduled court date, November 30.  (Photo: ChinaAid) (Shengyang, Liaoning Province — Oct. 30, 2020) On October 27, Lin Qilei, attorney for Li Yuhan, a female human rights lawyer in her 60’s, announced that the supreme people’s court has rescheduled Li’s case for November 30. Li, who has been detained for more

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Chinese human rights lawyer to stand trial tomorrow

Li Yuhan (Photo: ChinaAid) ChinaAid (Shenyang, Liaoning—April 8, 2019) In just hours, Li Yuhan, a lawyer imprisoned after she stood up for the rights of another attorney during a nationwide crackdown on their profession, will stand trial in China’s northeastern Shenyang. Li has been in custody since Oct. 9, 2017, when she was placed under

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Rights lawyer to stand trial in April

Li Yuhan (Photo: ChinaAid) ChinaAid (Shenyang, Liaoning—March 31, 2019) An attorney who filed the case of human rights lawyer Wang Yu when she was arrested as part of a nationwide crackdown on her profession will stand trial on a “provoking troubles” charge on April 9. The defendant, Li Yuhan, has been in police custody since

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Many house churches under government crackdown

ChinaAid A church in Henan where they were asked to declare their allegiance to the Communist party. (Photo: ChinaAid) (Xuchang, Henan—Aug. 25, 2018) The crackdown on Christian house churches in mainland China is becoming more ferocious. Chinese authorities have been checking Christian church venues on a large scale and shutting many down. The Liaoning Province

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Many districts in Zhejiang initiated a purge against Christians

Two women in a church in China. (Photo: ChinaAid) ChinaAid (Wenzhou, Zhejiang—May 17, 2018) Recently, the local governments of Wenzhou and Shaoxing in the Zhejiang province of Eastern China have begun to scrupulously inspect religious venues and intimidate church members. According to local Christians, government departments planned to ban all religious meeting places. The government

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Christian woman detained after trying to share faith with Chinese president

Zhou Jinxia holds the Christian sign that she held in front of an imperial garden,trying to preach to Chinese President XiJinping. (Photo: ChinaAid) ChinaAid (Dalian, Liaoning—March 21, 2018) Public security bureau officers detained a Christian woman from China’s northeastern Liaoning province on March 16 after she tried to preach to Chinese President Xi Jinping while

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Officials close church for holding services

A house church congregation listensto Pastor Wang Zhongliang preach.(Photo: ChinaAid) ChinaAid (Huludao, Liaoning—Jan. 2, 2018) A pastor in China’s northeastern Liaoning province told ChinaAid that the church he pastors is considering legal recourse after local authorities forbade it from meeting again. On Dec. 20, the Suizhong County Religious Affairs Bureau verbally warned members of an

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Christian woman vanishes after church raid

Chinese authorities often persecute churches such as this one, which is being destroyed. (Photo: ChinaAid) ChinaAid (Huludao, Liaoning—Dec. 22, 2017) Religious affairs bureau agents and police officers arrested a Christian woman in late November, and her whereabouts are still unknown, ChinaAid recently learned. The officials broke into a church in Huludao, Liaoning, last month and


Christmas banned at university

The first page of the notice.(Photo: ChinaAid) ChinaAid (Shenyang, Liaoning—Dec. 15, 2017) A Chinese university in China’s northeastern Liaoning province released a notice forbidding Christmas celebrations and warning young people about being “blindly excited by Western holidays like Christmas Eve and Christmas Day,” The Telegraph reported today. The Communist Youth League at Shenyang Pharmaceutical University

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