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Christians In China Denied Visa To Travel Amid Serious Pandemic

Christians In China Denied Visa To Travel Amid Serious Pandemic

Staffs in China give information on the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus in Hantang Village in Nanchang County, east China’s Jiangxi Province, Feb. 3, 2020. Photo: (Xinhua/Wan Xiang)

Christians from several families in Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces said immigration officials questioned the purpose of their passport applications and later rejected the applications after discovering their religious adherence.

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In Zhejiang’s Wenzhou city, which has a significant concentration of Protestant Christians, authorities have reportedly rejected the passport applications of many students seeking overseas education, an education consultant said.

“Many students from Wenzhou with a church background had been planning to go and study at overseas universities, but the government has refused to give them passports,” said Zhu, a Christian from Xuzhou city in Jiangsu who would be identified only by his surname.

“The government is keeping up the pressure and these controls even though the pandemic isn’t that serious right now. We have come to another crossroads after 40 years of reform and opening up.”

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The denial of passports comes following China’s May announcement that it would tighten control on “non-essential” foreign travel for Chinese nationals, citing a surge in the pandemic in various provinces. However, there was no mention of what might be considered a “necessary” overseas trip.

Chen, a Christian from the southern city of Guangzhou, said his passport application was rejected after immigration officials said traveling during the pandemic was not essential.

John, a Protestant pastor in Shandong province, noted that not only students but Christians across China are being denied passports.

God help the Believers in The Republic of China

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