Chinese Christian Woman Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Holding Bible Study

January 5, 2017

A Chinese woman from the western Xinjiang region has been sentenced to three years in prison for holding a Bible study, reportedly because she was convicted of "gathering a crowd to disturb public order." China Aid said on Sunday that Ma Huichao was taken by police along with four other Christians when they were accused by Communist Party authorities of meeting for the Bible study without government approval.

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