Chinese worshippers. Photo: China Aid
East Asia

China police disrupt church service to arrest 13

Police interrupted a church service in China’s south Guangdong province and arrested 13 Christians on 5 Novvember. The Christians were later interrogated at a police station. They were accused of holding religious services at unapproved sites. Bibles and other Christian materials belonging to the church were taken to the police station […]

Campaign to demolish church crosses in China
East Asia

Campaign to demolish church crosses in China

In Zhejiang province a campaign of forced demolition of more than 20 churches and the removal of more than 1,000 crosses from buildings has been documented by the religious liberty group, ChinaAid One of the larger Christian denominations, Freedom House, said they had been “particularly affected by cross-removal and church-demolition campaigns, […]

Xi Jinping. Premier of China
East Asia

Hundreds of missionaries expelled from China

Hundreds of South Korean believers have reportedly been sent home by local governments in north-eastern China. Authorities have closed down all South Korean churches in Changchun, the capital of Jilin Province. Hundreds of South Korean pastors and missionaries have been forced to leave the country, leading to Christian communities being disbanded. […]