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Letter describing Christian persecution

Date: 1950 - 1954 | Identifier: 216.3.b
Letter describing the persecution of Christians in Kaifeng, China by the Chinese military and government. The "show trials" of three pastors whose punishment was used as examples by Chinese authorities is described at length. Also described is the imprisonment of Christian pastors and missionaries, the execution and imprisonment of Chinese Christians, secret correspondence between Christians in the area, and military occupation of Christian property. There is also an implication that Russians are complicit in the crimes as they are occupying property owned by Christians. Date approximated. Author unknown. more...