Chinese Christians Hospitalized Resisting Authorities’ Forced Surveillance Attempts

WENZHOU, Zhejiang (China Aid) Authorities in China’s coastal Zhejiang province carried out violent attacks against churches refusing to install surveillance cameras in late March.

Local government departments began carrying out a missive from the Zhejiang provincial government to install cameras within churches that would assist authorities in monitoring religious activities. This command triggered an outpouring of threats against individual churches, stating that if they refused to set up the surveillance system voluntarily, officials would do so forcibly.

In response, several churches in Wenzhou, a city in Zhejiang, have confronted government personnel, and members of Chenming Church demanded to know the legal bases for these measures. ChinaAid does not know the reasoning they were given.

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  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Atheists 1) do not value human life unless doing it brings profit 2) persecute Christians 3) kill the unborn children. Atheism cannot value human life or human rights. China can be changed by the Bible-reading Christian population.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    We are not at the culminating point or conclusion of history yet (although living in the newest time) but on the way towards Jerusalem – the New Jerusalem ultimately. Our God is victorious and He brings the conclusion. Revelation chapter 20-22.

  • http://www.gmail.com/ David van Heerden

    A machine that takes an image, standing where it does not belong, to cause desolation … I think they’re still working on getting this abomination right.