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China: Protestants and Catholics detained since 1993

, N° d'index: ASA 17/006/1994

This report describes the cases of over 30 Protestant preachers and Catholic leaders reportedly detained or placed under restriction in China over the past few months. It also examines two new national regulations on religion which came into force on 31 January 1994, one of which was reportedly invoked by local police officials when several foreign Christians were detained for several days in central China in mid-February 1994. AI believes that those cited here are prisoners of conscience.

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