(Chongqing, Sichuan Province—April 15, 2021) On March 24, local police officers, accompanied by authorities from the Bureau of Ethnic and Religious Affairs jointly raided Chongqing Mount of Olive Church. Several dozen staff from the ethnic and religious affairs and the local police department also drove two trucks to the church. There, they removed possessions from inside the building. Officials confiscated tables, chairs, a projector, and one cross, plus expropriated a few thousand books from the church library. During the process, authorities refused to show church members a warrant.
Law enforcement staff confiscating Mount Olive Church’s possessions.
(Photo: ChinaAid source)
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