November 18, 2017

Chinese State Secrets = Plan to Destroy Church

The South China Morning Post reports that the “state secrets”  that Pastor Li Guozhi (also known as Yang Hua) allegedly “leaked” actually had to do with a crackdown planned against his own church by local authorities. Guozhi, 39, has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years of imprisonment. His lawyers claim that since being detained in 2015, he was tortured and verbally abused to force a confession.

Authorities have since then systematically destroyed his Living Stone church, including sealing the office and suspending its bank accounts.