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Hong Kong Rev. released from prison

Photo: Rev. Gary Pang Moon-yuen (YouTube: Pastor Rocks With You) (Hong Kong—December 15, 2022) Hong Kong Reverend Garry Pang Moon-yuen, who was arrested in April of this year, was convicted in October of one or more acts of sedition because of his previous production of videos. He has now been released after serving his sentence

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Early Rain remembers infamous “129” crackdown four years later

Photo: Elder Li Yingqiang’s family was summoned to the local police station during Early Rain’s online event (ChinaAid source)   (Sichuan province— December 13, 2022) December 9th was the fourth anniversary of Early Rain Covenant Church’s crackdown, also known as the “129” crackdown. The church held an online event called “Testimony conference on the 4th


ChinaAid announces 2022 Lin Zhao Freedom Award recipient

(Midland, Texas—December 9, 2022) China Aid Association is pleased to announce Ms. Xu Qin as the winner of the Lin Zhao Freedom Award 2022.  You can watch the video announcement here. Ms. Xu is a well-known activist who served as the secretary general of the civil organization “China Human Rights Watch” and a spokesperson for

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Court upholds fine for Yang Xibo and his wife

Photo: Administrative judgement issued by Jimei District People’s Court (ChinaAid source)   (Xiamen, Fujian Province — November 30, 2022) On July 29, 2021, Siming District Religious Affairs Bureau issued a fine of ¥200,000 (~$27,000) against Pastor Yang Xibo, and his wife Wang Xiaofei of Xunsiding Church. The couple filed an administrative litigation against the Religious Affairs

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Minister An Yankui and Zhang Chenghao released

Photo: Zhang Chenghao (left) and Minister An Yankui from Zion Reformed Church (ChinaAid source) (Taiyuan, China—November 28, 2022) Minister An Yankui and coworker Zhang Chenghao of Zion Reformed Church were released after serving their sentence. Yao Congya, An Yankui’s wife, disclosed that the two ministers could not return to their home and reunite with their wives

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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

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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.     


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

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Police take Dai Zhichao and other Christians to the police station

Photo: Police try to drag Christians visiting Dai Zhichao (Chengdu, Sichuan province – November 1, 2022) On the evening of October 29, Early Rain Covenant Church’s Shu Qiong, Xuan Bin, Liu Miao, and Xu Jiali went to visit preacher Dai Zhichao, who has been confined at home for the past month. Plain-clothes police officers stopped

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House church minister detained for purchasing Christian books

Photo: Chen Lijun’s Detention Notice (ChinaAid source) (Luoyang, Henan province—October 31, 2022) On October 29, Li Xiaoyan, the wife of house church minister Chen Lijun, sent out a prayer request and disclosed information about her husband’s case.     Police took away Chen Lijun on August 13 because he purchased Christian books online and because

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USCIRF Commissioner responds to renewed China-Vatican agreement

(China – October 31, 2022) – Last week, the Holy See and the Chinese government renewed the controversial provisional agreement on the appointment of bishops between the Vatican and China. Stephen Schneck, a member of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), said  that the commission was “tremendously disappointed” with the decision and had expressed

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Update: Lawyers defending a Christian serving unreached group

(Gulin, Sichuan province – October 26, 2022) Li Chunqing, a Christian from Wenzhou, posted another prayer request letter for her husband Lin Xuesui and revealed the current status of his case. Lin was criminally arrested during a Sunday service on the charge of organizing and funding an illegal gathering. Human rights lawyers Zhang Kai and Yuan

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