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Li Shuangping

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 (7:47 pm)

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

Li believes the perpetrators were working for the local government as part of attempt “to threaten house church leaders.”

Church leader Li Shuangping says he has been attacked by government forces.

Church leader Li Shuangping says he has been attacked by government forces.

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)– Chinese government forces threatened to kill a prominent church leader and his family after beating him, as part of a crackdown on house churches, his supporters said Tuesday, August 20.

Church leader Li Shuangping, a leader at the Linfen house church movement, reported that he was attacked by unknown assailants on the night of August 13 while driving home in Shanxi Province, explained China Aid Association (CAA), a group supporting Chinese Christians.

In published remarks, Li said he was forced to stop his car when a man who seemed to be intoxicated staggered into the road.

He was then allegedly dragged into a black car which had pulled up alongside his vehicle. The church leader told CAA he had been, tied up, blindfolded, and pinned down while three men beat him around his head and body.

One man also allegedly threatened to kill Li and his family members, including his children.

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