Chinese Christian details how gov't harassed family after shutting down church
Stephen (his real name will not be disclosed for security reasons) spoke with CP last week while attending the launch event of On the day of the church raid, Stephen said local police officials went to his familyâ€™s apartment and knocked on the door. However, his wife and four kids were too afraid to answer the door. Instead, his wife locked the doors and turned off the lights.
Although the police officials left the apartment complex without breaking down the door to the familyâ€™s apartment that day, the familyâ€™s trials with the authorities were only just beginning.
The next day while Stephen was still in Beijing, he got a call from his wife letting him know the electricity to their apartment had been shut off. His wife and kids were left in a freezing apartment in the dead of winter.
Stephen said he called the property manager to ask why the power had been cut off....