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Prisoners from China

  • Li Juncai

    Li Juncai

    Held 1,839 days in China

    Pastor Li Juncai of the Yuanyang County Central House Church in Xinxiang, Henan Province is currently serving a prison sentence of five and a half years after protesting the government’s attempts to remove the cross atop his church building in 2019. more info

  • Wang Yi

    Wang Yi

    Held 1,912 days in China

    Pastor Wang Yi is the influential leader of Early Rain Covenant Church in the city of Chengdu, Sichuan province - one of the best-known house churches in China. He and his wife, Jiang Rong, were detained in December 2018 and charged with "inciting subversion of state power" and "illegal business operations." If convicted, Pastor Wang could face up to 15 years in prison. more info

  • John Cao

    John Cao

    Held 2,556 days in China

    On March 5, 2017, police arrested Cao Sanqiang (John Cao), a Chinese pastor known for his work among Myanmar's poor. Authorities charged Pastor Cao with "organizing illegal crossings of national borders" and, one year later, sentenced him to seven years in prison. more info

  • Zhang Shaojie

    Zhang Shaojie

    Held 3,761 days in China

    Pastor Zhang Shaojie of Nanle County Christian Church in Henan Province, is currently serving a 12-year prison term for “gathering a crowd to disrupt the public order” and a fabricated fraud charge. more info