Editor’s note: Over 100 members of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China, were arrested beginning Sunday, December 9. At the time of publication of this translation, arrests are still being made. Among those taken away were Pastor Wang Yi, senior pastor of Early Rain, and his wife, Jiang Rong, who have not been heard from since Sunday.
"Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday (Dec. 11) he had added Pakistan to the list of 'countries of particular concern' (CPCs), a category reserved under federal law for governments that have committed or tolerated 'systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations of religious freedom.'" - BPNews