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China Christians sent to labour camps: rights group
Posted By admin On December 3, 2009 @ 4:59 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
Thursday, Dec 3rd, 2009
Police in northern China have sentenced five Christian church leaders to two years of “education through labour” after they protested against a police raid on their church, a rights group said Wednesday.
The punishments came after a Shanxi province court last week sentenced five other leaders of the same church to up to seven years in prison for trying to protect the unregistered church from demolition, said ChinaAid, a US-based Christian rights group.
“To arbitrarily send five innocent citizens to labour camps is in direct violation of international human rights covenants,” the head of ChinaAid, Bob Fu, said in a statement.
The statement said the case, in the city of Linfen, showed Chinese authorities were intent on suppressing religious freedom.
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