Donghu Church(Photo: ChinaAid) (Xining, Qinghai—April 15, 2020) Chinese officials demolished a government-run church on Easter Sunday after persecuting it for a long period of time. Donghu Church, located in Xining, Qinghai province, could host up to 300 people at once and was one of the largest churches in the area. The church was registered as
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Chinese Christians, like the ones pictured above, are often blocked from meeting together by government officials. (Picture: ChinaAid) (Xining, Qinghai—Jan. 14, 2020) Just after noon on Christmas Day, the power to Donghu Church was cut off during the service. All members of the delegation had to leave in the darkness. According to church representatives, Ms.
An official seal closing a church in China’ssouthern Guangdong province.(Photo: ChinaAid) ChinaAid (Xining, Qinghai—Aug. 15, 2018) More than 20 official and underground churches in Xining, located in China’s northwestern Qinghai, have been closed this year, interrupting religious life. Wang Ruiqin, the associate secretary-general for the national Three-Self Patriotic Movement (TSPM) and China Christian Council (CCC),
ChinaAid (Xining, Qinghai—May 5, 2017) After previously banning meetings and services for Huoquan Christian Church in China’s remote western Qinghai province, police officers locked the church’s pastor in his own home to keep him from holding service on April 30. Huoquan Christian Church is a church with a long and prosperous history, boasting approximately 300
Human Rights Watch January 15, 2017 7:30pm EST ■ Shopkeeper Faces 15-Year Sentence for Promoting Minority Language (New York) – Chinese authorities should immediately drop the politically motivated case against a Tibetan shopkeeper who has publicly supported education in the Tibetan language, Human Rights Watch said today. A trial is expected to take place soon.
The New York Times By Edward Wong Dec. 28, 2016 ■ The case of a Tibetan entrepreneur who was detained after being featured in an article and video by The New York Times has taken an unusual turn, with Chinese prosecutors asking a court for more time to investigate as the judges were weighing a
Radio Free Asia 2016-02-23 ■ China imposed “intense restrictions” in Tibetan areas of the western provinces of Qinghai and Sichuan this month during religious gatherings celebrating the Lunar New Year, sources in the region said. At Kumbum monstery in Qinghai’s Tsoshar (in Chinese, Haidong) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, authorities deployed large numbers of armed police and
China Aid Association (Yushu, Qinghai – Aug. 6, 2011) A house church missionary who died Tuesday while working in an area of western China’s Qinghai province that was struck by a massive earthquake last year is being remembered for the transformation in his life after he dedicated himself to serving God by volunteering to do