Chinese Christian Pastor Wang Yi is seen with wife Jiang Rong at their home on May 12. Both members of the evangelical Early Rain Covenant Church, they were taken by Chinese authorities on Sunday December 9, 2018. Photo: Early Rain Covenant Church via Facebook

Chinese pastor Wang Yi’s wife Jiang Rong accused of inciting subversion and held in unknown location after Christian crackdown

  • Jiang is implicated along with her outspoken husband, who has been placed under criminal detention in an unspecified location, along with at least seven others
  • She could be detained for up to six months in what appears to be an attempt at intimidation and deterring advocacy efforts on the case, a lawyer said
Topic |   Religion in China

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Chinese Christian Pastor Wang Yi is seen with wife Jiang Rong at their home on May 12. Both members of the evangelical Early Rain Covenant Church, they were taken by Chinese authorities on Sunday December 9, 2018. Photo: Early Rain Covenant Church via Facebook
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Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau covers human rights, religion and civil society in China. She spent seven years in southern China as the Post's Guangzhou Correspondent before returning to Hong Kong in 2017. Today, Mimi continues to pursue stories across the country, monitoring and reporting on key political and civil issues. She has won numerous awards for her work.