Tag : black jail
title : China's Largest Megachurch Ex-Pastor Arrested by Authorities for Supporting Religious Freedom
summary : In what some people are calling the most high-profile religious persecution case since the Cultural Revolution, the former pastor of China's largest state-run megachurch was arrested on Saturday by a local public security bureau in China's coastal Zhejiang province, according to persecution watchdog China Aid. Authorities reportedly re-apprehended Gu "Joseph" Yuese sometime before Christmas; on Jan. 7, his family received an announcement he had been arrested on charges of embezzling funds.
date : Jan 13, 2017 03:13 PM EST
title : Lawyer Who Spent Six Months in Notorious Chinese 'Black Jail' Pens Letter Thanking Believers for Prayers
summary : A prominent human rights lawyer has shared how his faith sustained him while he suffered for over five months in one of China's notorious "black jails" - a time he referred to as a "period of horror" - and thanked believers for their prayers.
date : Dec 02, 2016 11:57 AM EST