Chinese Protestant leader abducted, beaten
August 21, 2013
The leader of a large Protestant church in Linfen, a city of 4.3 million in east-central China, was abducted and beaten on August 13 before being thrown into a cornfield, according to China Aid, an organization that promotes religious freedom in China.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide reported that Li Shuangping’s house church has 50,000 members. Li believes that local government officials are responsible for his ordeal.
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- Linfen house church leader Li Shuangping abducted, beaten by the local government (China Aid)
- China: Linfen Church leader beaten and threatened (Christian Solidarity Worldwide)
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