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Monday, December 13, 2010

Chinese Government compiles 'blacklist' of Christians in China labelled as "cult"

Liberty News Online and - China termed the Falun Gong meditation movement a cult in 1999. Since then more than 100,000 practitioners have been sentenced to “reform through labor” camps, according to sources cited by the U.S. State Department.

“They have also been given long prison sentences and even the death penalty simply because of their religious practices, and reports of Falun Gong practitioners being beaten to death in prison or while in other forms of detention have been common,” the CAA observed.

“The specter of similar treatment now hangs over house church Christians as a result of the ‘cult’ label.” More

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