Prominent Chinese Pastor Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison; Lawyer Claims Accusation Set-Up By Gov't

July 8, 2014

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.

 

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