XIAMEN, Fujian (ChinaAid) — Authorities in China’s coastal Fujian province banned a church, accusing its members of “establishing religious sites” without approval and “collaborating with Korea.”
In a notice, authorities accused the River of Life Berean Church and the Bereans Research Institute of Theology of having Korean connections and setting up illegal religious meeting places. The Huli District Ethnic and Religious Affairs Bureau also confiscated 1,346 Yuan (approx. U.S. $200) of donated money, claiming it was “illegal income.”
A lawyer who examined the case said that the church is uncertain whether or not they should take legal action against the government.
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