A man receives Holy Communion during an Easter Sunday mass at the state-controlled Xishiku church in Beijing. The detained Japanese may have been targeted in a crackdown on missionary work. Photo: Reuters
A man receives Holy Communion during an Easter Sunday mass at the state-controlled Xishiku church in Beijing. The detained Japanese may have been targeted in a crackdown on missionary work. Photo: Reuters

21 Japanese detained in China may have been targeted in crackdown on missionaries

They are said to have been Christian group members, and five have already returned to Japan

A man receives Holy Communion during an Easter Sunday mass at the state-controlled Xishiku church in Beijing. The detained Japanese may have been targeted in a crackdown on missionary work. Photo: Reuters
A man receives Holy Communion during an Easter Sunday mass at the state-controlled Xishiku church in Beijing. The detained Japanese may have been targeted in a crackdown on missionary work. Photo: Reuters
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