Chinese Officials Arrest Pastor Detained on Falsified Damage Charges

HUAIBEI, Anhui (China Aid) After deceiving a pastor into police custody, a recent report revealed that authorities in China’s eastern Anhui province formalized his arrest on May 18.

Charging him with “intentionally sabotaging public and private property,” government personnel formalized the arrest of the pastor of Caili Church, Chen Shixin, after keeping him in criminal detention for more than a month.

The conflict began when Chen filed a case to obtain part of a piece of land from a group of influential people in a neighboring district, who had illegally taken it from Jin Xingcai, the man with the initial rights to the plot. The church won the case, granting them about 7 acres, and they weeded it and removed some dead trees. Now, Jin is trying to reclaim his property free of charge.

Continue reading this story >>


A special message from the publisher...

Dear Reader, because of your generous support, we have received enough funds to send many audio Bibles to Iraqi and Syrian refugees displaced by ISIS in the Middle East. Many have been distributed and received with gladness. While we provide for the physical needs of the people, we seek to provide the eternal hope only found in Jesus Christ through the word of God. Would you join us by making a donation today to this important work? Please click here to send an audio Bible to a refugee family >>

Print Friendly
  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Atheists are horrible to humans and human rights.