Christian oppression in Xiamen continues

Officers form wall outside of Xunsiding Church
in this undated photo. (Photo: ChinaAid)

(Xiamen, Fujian—Oct. 3, 2019) Christians living in China’s southwestern Xiamen have been thrown out of their apartment. And a local church which has been closed down has lost its appeal to reopen.

The apartment’s residents, who are all Christians, were locked out of their housing. One of the roommates said they were thrown out because of their Christian faith.

Additionally, authorities closed Xunsiding Church on May 31. The church appealed, but the appeal was rejected.

The church said the shutdown violated their right to practice their faith.

Yang Xibo, one of the church leaders, said, “We will continue to appeal, so the persecution of churches in China can be recorded.”

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