Hong Kong Christians Fear They Could Be Next In Crackdown

Reported by Tony Davenport | vision.org.au
Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Christian leaders who have been outspoken in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement have fled to other countries in recent months.

It follows the introduction of a National Security Law which targets anyone considered a threat to the government.

So far it’s targeted politicians, journalists and pro-democracy activists.

Christian leaders fear they could be next.

The ‘Hong Kong Pastors Network’ that published a joint ‘Gospel Declaration’ critical of Beijing has been disbanded.

On its closure, it said the status of Hong Kong had grown worse.

Two of its young pastors fled overseas after being named by pro-Beijing newspapers as anti-China and destabilising forces.

The network hoped Christians and pastors inside and outside Hong Kong will continue to pray for the territory and persist in the gospel truth.

 

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