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 Prominent Chinese Pastor Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison


Zhang Shaojie, a prominent church leader from central China, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for gathering crowds to "disturb public order." A U.S. campaign group has said that the decision constitutes religious persecution and the Chinese government's attempt to hold back the growth of Christianity.

"This case shows the Chinese government continues to cover up religious persecution with fabricated criminal charges against an innocent church leader,"

said Bob Fu, the head of China Aid, according to The Telegraph.
Liu Weiguo, a rights lawyer who has worked with the pastor in the past, said that he was shocked at the severity of the sentence. ...

read more: http://www.christianpost.com/news/prominent-chinese-pastor-sentenced-to-12-years-in-prison-lawyer-claims-accusation-set-up-by-govt-122775/


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