Pastor Wang Li | China

Pastor Wang Li | China

Pastor Wang Yi | China Pastor Wang Yi is the influential leader of Early Rain Covenant Church in the city of Chengdu, Sichuan province – one of the best-known house churches in China. He and his wife, Jiang Rong, were detained in December 2018 and charged with...
Pastor John Cao | China 

Pastor John Cao | China 

Pastor John Cao | China  On March 5, 2017, police arrested Cao San-Qiang (John Cao), a Chinese pastor known for his work among Myanmar’s poor. Authorities charged Pastor Cao with “organizing illegal crossings of national borders” and, one year later, sentenced him to...
Gao Zhisheng | China

Gao Zhisheng | China

Gao Zhisheng | China  Gao Zhisheng is a Christian human rights lawyer who has spoken up in the defence of other Christians and minority groups in China. Because of his work, he has had his legal practice shut down, and has faced arrest, torture, and long stretches of...
Cheng Hongpeng | China

Cheng Hongpeng | China

Cheng Hongpeng | China Chinese Christian Cheng Hongpeng was sentenced to three years in prison after Chinese officials raided a choir practice on 25 June 2014. As the believers practiced hymns at a factory owned by a church member, about 50 uniformed and plainclothes...
Zhao Weiliang | China

Zhao Weiliang | China

Zhao Weiliang | China Chinese Christian Zhao Weiliang was sentenced to four years in prison after Chinese officials raided a choir practice on 25 June. As the believers practiced hymns at a factory owned by a church member, about 50 uniformed and plainclothes...
Pastor Zhang Shaojie | China

Pastor Zhang Shaojie | China

Pastor Zhang Shaojie | China Pastor Zhang Shaojie, of Nanle County Christian Church in China’s central Henan, is currently serving a 12-year prison term for “gathering a crowd to disrupt the public order” and a fabricated fraud charge. He was initially detained on  16...
Alimujiang Yimiti | China

Alimujiang Yimiti | China

Alimujiang Yimiti | China Please read our writing guidelines before writing to prisoners In January 2008, Alimujiang “Alim” Yimiti, a Muslim convert to Christianity, was arrested and accused of “subversion of the national government and endangering national security,”...
Pastor Gong Shengliang | China

Pastor Gong Shengliang | China

Pastor Gong Shengliang | China  Founder and Pastor of the “Huanan Church” (South China Church, SCC), Gong Shengliang was arrested along with sixteen other South China Church leaders in April of 2001. In December 2001 his original death sentence was reduced to life in...
Yang Hua | China

Yang Hua | China

Yang Hua | China Yang Hua’s wife, Wang Hongwu, came to pick him up on 20 December 2015, from the detention center in China where he had been held since 9 December for his involvement with Living Stone Church, also known as Huoshi Church. But instead of signing...