Friday, December 22, 2006

New violence against Christians in home churches in Beijing

Christians face up to more trouble in Beijing. There's an old saying: "A courageous man is full of faith"... I hope they never give up their fight for religious freedom.

Beijing (AsiaNews) – A group of policemen and unidentified persons broke into the home of Xiu Ruibin, a house church missionary in Beijing, beat people in the house and destroyed the furniture. Before the attack two other church leaders were put under house arrest in Xiaoshan on the eve of the court trial of 8 Christian leaders “guilty” of having protested against the destruction of their church, this according to the China Aid Association (CAA), a US-based NGO fighting for religious freedom in China. (more)

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