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Thursday, March 17, 2016

China Aid
By Brynne Lawrence

Updated: March 22 , 12:08 p.m. CDT

(London—March 17, 2016) China Aid president Bob Fu will speak at a hearing at the United Kingdom House of Commons on March 23, which will spotlight human rights abuses under Chinese president Xi Jinping.
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From left: United Kingdom MP Fiona Bruce, Bob Fu, Miss
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At the hearing, Fu will explain some of Xi’s oppressive actions, which he likens to those of the Cultural Revolution, including the ongoing, government-backed demolition of church crosses in China’s coastal Zhejiang province. According to Fu, 90 percent of crosses throughout the province have been demolished. Many church leaders who protested such actions have been apprehended and sentenced to jail time. Additionally, more than 350 human rights professionals and activists being detained, questioned, forcibly summoned, threatened or arrested on July 9-10, 2015.

China Aid participates in such hearings in order to advocate for religious freedom, human rights and rule of law in China.

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"Bob Fu has dedicated his life to bringing freedom of religion to the Chinese people. His story is a testimony to the power of faith and an inspiration to people struggling to break free from oppression."
—Mrs. Laura Bush

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