President of Chinese House Church Alliance Issues Open Letter to the International Community
Pastor Zhang Mingxuan, the president of the Chinese house church alliance, made his third appeal, this time to the international community, recently – his letter detailing all of the persecution he has faced at the hands of the CPC since his conversion to Christainity in 1986.
2/18/08 China (ChinaAid) China Aid has learned that Zhang Mingxuan, president of the Chinese house church alliance, has issued an open letter to the international community, informing the world to the sufferings and persecutions he has endured at the hands of the CPC.
Since his conversion to Christianity in 1986, Pastor Zhang has been arrested, beaten and incarcerated 12 times. Most recently, PSB and State officials forced Zhang to close the orphanage he had been running with his two sons.
In his first two open letters, Zhang appealed to President Hu Jintao, to rectify the wrongs being done by corrupt Government officials. To this date Zhang has received no response. In his latest appeal, Pastor Zhang has written to the international community encouraging them to pray for the upcoming Beijing Olympics and to press the Chinese Government to realize true freedom of religion and rule of law.