Trump admin condemns imprisonment of Chinese pastor Wang Yi
The Trump administration has condemned the imprisonment of Wang Yi, pastor of one of China's best-known unregistered house churches, calling it another example of ‚ÄúBeijing's intensification of repression of Chinese Christians and members of other religious groups.‚ÄĚ
Wang, founder of the 5,000-member Early Rain Covenant Church in China's southwestern city of Chengdu, was among dozens of the church's members and leaders detained by police in December 2018, most of whom were subsequently released.
On Monday, the pastor was sentenced to nine years in prison on charges of inciting subversion of state power, part of Beijing's crackdown on unregistered religious groups....
I thought today's 'Trump' article would be about raining bombs on Iranian Generals?
From Article.... ""another example of ‚ÄúBeijing's intensification of repression of Chinese Christians and members of other religious groups.‚ÄĚ"
Absolutely correct. But communists will always serve Satan and therefore attack Christians and churches. Examples of which are shown in history and around the world. The only other group which has been just as prolific in this area is the RCC.
It's going to take more than tweets and comdemnations to make a differnece here. Perhaps when the President begins work on part 2 of the bilateral trade deal, he can work in some human rights standards that must be met to maintain a good trade relationship.