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Christians arrested in China
A house church at Honghui Coal Mine in Pingchuan District, Baiyin City, Gansu Province was raided on 24 June. Mr Wang Fayun, a co-worker there, was arrested along with two female members (sisters) who were practising the piano. Wang was given 10 days detention and the two sisters were given 3 days detention.
The next day, two more members, Mr Chen and his wife, were arrested. They were given 10 days detention and fined 1,000 Yuan (about 75 GBP)
The Gansu authorities have issued the following statement:
"These people are suspected of engaging in cult activities and undermining public security. According to our information, this church is a house church based on a pure belief and has had public gatherings for three years in the local area."