On 29 November, elder Qin Defu of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, Sichuan province was sentenced to four years in prison.
At the United Nations in New York, Ireland and 22 other countries at the United Nations expressed concern about religious freedom in China.
Gou Zhongcan of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, Sichuan province, has been released after seven months’ imprisonment.
On 18 October, police in Funan, Anhui Province, destroyed a large Protestant church building and detained its pastors.
Six Uighur Christians have been imprisoned in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
Dr Bob Fu told Church in Chains’ conference that President Xi Jinping has launched three wars against religious freedom.
In Dublin, Dr Bob Fu recently launched Church in Chains’ new report “CHINA’s CRACKDOWN ON CHRISTIANITY”
Elder Li Yingqiang from Early Rain Covenant Church in Sichuan province has been released on bail and sent to his home town in Hubei province.
Officials raided two meeting locations of Huoshi (Living Stone) Church, Guizhou province, on 4 August and 31 July and confiscated property and interrogated two pastors.
Many house churches are closed down in the coastal city of Xiamen in Fujian Province, including Xunsiding Church.