Chinese Christians in a city known as the nation’s “Jerusalem” are clashing with the local government after a controversial directive to install surveillance cameras in churches.Authorities have begun implementing the directive for the city of Wenzhou, in Zhejiang province, which was issued late last year. As a result, clergy in the city, which has an estimated 1 million Christians, protested, according to a report from the South China Morning Post.
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.
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.
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.
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.