Four China House Church Leaders Sentenced to ‘Reeducation through Labor’ – AP

From AP, via The Christian Post:

Four leaders in China’s underground Protestant church were sentenced to two-year terms in a labor camp, a church monitoring group said Friday.

The four were sentenced to “reeducation through labor” on Tuesday, nearly one month after they were detained at a police station in Langzhong, a city in the southwestern province of Sichuan, according to the U.S.-based China Aid Association.

The association identified the four as Li Ming, Wang Yuan, Li Mingbo, and Jin Jirong, saying they were pastors and leaders in the Chinese House Church Alliance, which groups nongovernment-sanctioned churches from across the country. [Full Text]

July 29, 2006 1:24 PM
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