Thursday, May 4, 2017

In the News ... “China Aid banquet highlights growing need for human rights work"

MRT Photo by James Durbin
• Event celebrated organization's 15th anniversary

Simone Jasper, Reporter
Midland Reporter-Telegram

MIDLAND, TEXAS - After five people were arrested for leading Christian services in a remote part of western China, the nonprofit China Aid sponsored lawyers for their defense. Bob Fu, founder and president of the Midland-based organization, said the leaders recently received sentences ranging from three to five years.

“It really represents a major escalation of religious persecution in China for the past 10 years,” Fu said ...

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