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China: growing pressure

The growing crackdown on unofficial churches deepened on 9 September when authorities closed one of the largest churches in Beijing.

Barnabas Fund, Mike Matthews / Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Morning Star News

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Chinese church | photo: World Watch Monitor

The church had faced growing threats from authorities, including eviction, since it refused to comply with a government order to install closed-circuit television cameras at its worship site.