The August 25 detention of lawyer Zhang Kai (above) and other religious figures has been called 'alarming' by David Saperstein, the US ambassador at-large for religious freedom. Photo: Simon Song

US calls for China to release Christian lawyer ahead of President’s Xi Jinping’s state visit

Zhang Kai, who was detained on August 25, had been advising churches in Zhejiang province that are resisting orders by the authorities to remove crosses from church roofs

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The August 25 detention of lawyer Zhang Kai (above) and other religious figures has been called 'alarming' by David Saperstein, the US ambassador at-large for religious freedom. Photo: Simon Song
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