Story number 3 for 27 Feb 2003

By February 27, 2003

(Hong Kong)–A new law in Hong Kong could threaten the spread of the Gospel and religious freedom. Voice of the Martyrs says since Hong Kong’s return to China in 1997, China has taken more control of the government than what was agreed upon. In light of that, the new legislation may target groups in Hong Kong that have ties to groups already outlawed in the mainland. While targeting criminal activity, VOM fears the law’s enforcement will eventually include house church movements.

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