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Chinese Communist Party officials harden rhetoric on Islam

Last month, ISIS released a video vowing to attack China..China claims threat from Uighur fighters linked to al-Qaida and ISIS.In recent years, hundreds have died in violent incidents in Xinjiang.BEIJING: Chinese officials are issuing new warnings about the specter of global religious extremism seeping into the country, following reports of fighters from China's Muslim minority fighting alongside militants in Syria and Iraq.

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100 year old bloody rebellion in China against Scottish Presbyterians

Published on 28 December, 2016

A PRICELESS handwritten public proclamation has cast fresh light on the impact of a bloody rebellion on Scottish Presbyterians in China over 100 years ago.

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Sandy Sneddon, Asia Secretary for the Church of Scotland's world Mission Council displays the fragile scroll
The striking document, which is about two feet long and written in beautiful calligraphy, was issued by the Court of Emperor Kuang Hsu after the Boxer Uprising ended in 1901.

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Thirty Police Officers In China Surround Christian Church And Declare This Message: ‘You Must Stop Worshipping Christ’

Thirty police officers in China surrounded a Christian church and demanded that the congregation cease worshipping Christ. According to one report:Chinese authorities surrounded a house church in Beijing before raiding the building and ordering congregants to stop meeting – or face legal action.According to China Aid, an international non-profit Christian human rights organization committed to promoting religious freedom and rule of law in China, the Shengai Fellowship Family Church in Beijing had organized a gathering on Oct.7 in the home of Xu Yonghai, an elder in the church.

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G20: Beijing free Christians from five months in prison for subversion

G20: Beijing free Christians from five months in prison for subversion
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Ji Qingcao, Ji Qingcou, Ou Jinsi, Mei Xueshun and He Lijing were arrested in April on charges of public disorder and obstruction to the government. In fact, they were protesting the demolition of the Guankou Church. A Wenzhou Christian: The government is trying to pacify the area ahead of the summit of world powers.

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