Christian interrogated, criminally detained



Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Chinese authorities often raid house
churches, such as this one.
(Photo: China Aid)
China Aid
Reported in Chinese by Qiao Nong. Translated by Carolyn Song.

(Yining, Xinjiang—Oct. 26, 2015) A Christian woman from China’s northwestern Xinjiang was questioned and was criminally detained on suspicion of “gathering a crowd to disturb public order” on Sept. 1.

The local public security bureau raided a house church in Yining, Xinjiang and took a Christian woman to the police station for interrogation and later criminally detained her for “gathering a crowd to disturb public order.” Additionally, they confiscated some religious materials.

Li Dunyong, a human rights lawyer, has been hired to represent her case.

China Aid reports abuses, such as those experienced by the house church in Xinjiang, in order to promote religious freedom in China.


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