Christian couple detained for hanging cross in home

Chinese authorities have become
increasingly sensitive to the display of
crosses, such as this one, which was
removed from the top of the church.
(Photo: China Aid)

China Aid
Reported in Chinese by Qiao Nong. Translated by Carolyn Song.

(Hetian, Xinjiang—Oct. 25, 2016) Authorities recently imprisoned a Christian couple from a house church in China’s northwestern Xinjiang and another woman visiting them because they displayed a cross in their home.

Dai, a Christian who hosts a house church in his home, and his wife, Li, were taken away by the local police, along with a woman who was visiting them. Additionally, their home was raided, and religious items were confiscated. This is the second time this year that the church has been invaded

At the present time, Dai has been released, but Li and their guest are still detained.

China Aid exposes abuses, such as those experienced by Li, Dai and their visitor, in order to promote religious freedom in China.

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