China confirms arrest of Christian dissident--after 20 months
Catholic World News - January 02, 2012
China’s government has finally admitted the arrest of a Christian human-rights activist who was taken into custody in February 2009.
The Beijing regime revealed that Gao Zhisheng is being held in the remote Xinjiang province, for “violating the terms of his probation.” Previously, no information about the dissident’s location, or the charges against him, had been disclosed.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our July expenses ($8,458 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!