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Brainwashing camps are ‘tip of the iceberg’, believes Release International, as Hong Kong eyes religious persecution and votes for freedom The overwhelming pro-democracy vote in Hong Kong and revelations of brainwashing camps highlight growing intolerance in China towards religious minorities. It’s not...
The post CHINA: BRAINWASH CAMPS AND HK DEMOCRACY VOTE HIGHLIGHT GROWING RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION appeared first on Release International.
New report reveals mass detention of Muslims – but Christians such as Alimujiang Yimiti are suffering too. Leaked documents from China have exposed the reality of massive detention camps for Uyghur Muslims. It’s claimed these are places of brainwashing and even torture,...
The post CHRISTIAN UYGHURS ENDURE BRAINWASHING IN CHINA appeared first on Release International.
Interview with UCB Four out of five who are persecuted for their faith around the world today are Christians. So Release International and other Christian organisations are joining the call for Christians to pray for those suffering for their faith. November 17...
The post INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH appeared first on Release International.
Persecution is spreading against even the official state-sanctioned church in China. A Release partner says the government has set a quota to close two-thirds of the official churches. Pastor Zhang Shaojie’s trouble began when he posted plans to build a new church....
The post CHINA – WHERE EVEN STATE APPROVAL IS NO PROTECTION appeared first on Release International.
Even US citizenship is no protection for pastors in China. One pastor, Michael Yu, who led a large Baptist church in California, was detained, interrogated then barred from returning to the US. He was eventually released after a campaign by Release International’s...
The post CHINA – WHERE US CITIZENSHIP IS NO PROTECTION FOR PASTORS appeared first on Release International.
‘Evangelism activities… are considered to be in opposition to the regime of the Republic Islamic of Iran.’ - Court
The post IRANIAN CHRISTIAN SENT INTO EXILE appeared first on Release International.
It’s been 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, that symbol of repression that goes back to the roots of Release International It’s 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Release International’s roots go back to those dark...
The post WHEN THE WALL CAME DOWN appeared first on Release International.
A pastor and his family in north-east India had a narrow escape when Christian villagers managed to head off a violent attack by extremists. The mob brandishing swords, bricks and rods were minutes away from reaching the family after smashing their way...
The post Indian pastor’s family narrowly escapes extremist mob appeared first on Release International.
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