Chinese Christian Camp Leaders Detained, Accused of ‘Indoctrinating Minors’

China  pdXINYUAN COUNTY, Xinjiang (China Aid) — Two organizers of a Christian summer camp were detained in China’s northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, for 10 and 15 days, respectively, on Aug. 4 on the charge of indoctrinating minors with superstitious beliefs.

Zhou Yanhua and Gao Ming, both members of Yining County Church, were preparing to drive a group of children to a summer camp when, half an hour before they were set to depart, police arrived to detain the two women and take all of the children present to the police station to register their IDs.

An elder from Yining County Church, Xie Xianhua, said officials also called the families and school teachers of the children involved, threatening to deduct the teachers’ wages or keep the students from being admitted to higher grade levels.

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  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Eastern atheists and Western secularists are similar in hurting children. The Holy Bible alone can provide well-ness to all children and morality and freedom to all mankind. Jesus saves sinners. He is the Way and the Truth and the Life.