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Hong Kong formally withdraws Extradition Bill
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Hong Kong formally withdraws Extradition Bill

By Gina Goh –Originally published in Persecution.org / International Christian Concern On October 23, Hong Kong’s legislature formally withdrew the extradition bill that led the autonomous region into a four month period of unrest. The Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Bill 2019, commonly known as […]

China installs surveillance cameras in churches to monitor Christians
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China installs surveillance cameras in churches to monitor Christians

  By Michael Foust — Originally published in Christian Headlines China’s Orwellian-like network of surveillance cameras now includes churches. Most churches within the Protestant Three-Self Patriotic Movement in one major Chinese city, Huai’an, have government-mandated surveillance cameras that allow the communist government to monitor the congregation’s every move, Bitter Winter […]

Six Chinese Christians jailed for being part of ‘evil cult’
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Six Chinese Christians jailed for being part of ‘evil cult’

Originally published in Charisma News A Chinese court in the southwestern province of Yunnan sent six Protestant Christians to prison last week for their membership of an “evil cult.” The verdict comes as part of a provincial crackdown on cults, as the ruling Communist Party continues its national campaign to […]

Chinese Christians forced to install surveillance cameras in their churches
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Chinese Christians forced to install surveillance cameras in their churches

Originally published in Christian Today Authorities in China’s coastal Zhejiang province carried out violent attacks against churches refusing to install surveillance cameras in late March, according to persecution watchdog China Aid. The Zhejiang provincial government had instructed local authorities to install security cameras in churches with the aim of helping […]

Chinese house churches to experience ‘unprecedented suppression’
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Chinese house churches to experience ‘unprecedented suppression’

Originally published in China Aid Christian house churches in China should brace themselves for “unprecedented suppression” that a change in government policy will bring about, a new report has warned. In its latest report on the implementation of the new Regulations on Religious Affairs, China Aid expressed fears that Christian […]

Chinese authorities forcefully close house church, replace crosses with national flag
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Chinese authorities forcefully close house church, replace crosses with national flag

Originally published in The Gospel Herald Chinese authorities closed down a prominent house church in the country’s coastal Zhejiang province for organising “Christian activities without permission” and attempted to replace crosses with the national flag amid an ongoing crackdown on believers. According to China Aid, Chinese authorities have increased pressure […]