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Chinese Christian Asylum Seekers Reported Heading to U.S.

posted on April 11, 2023

Jintamas Saksornchai of the Associated Press reports, “More than 60 asylum-seeking members of a Chinese Christian church who were detained last week in Thailand are en route to the United States, a religious freedom advocate who has been aiding them said Friday.” The migrants, members of the Mayflower Church, allege that they faced persecution and harassment in China. Bob Fu, the president of ChinaAid, a Christian organization dedicated to advancing human rights in China, said, “We will not rest until religious freedom is fully realized in China.”

Read at The Associated Press