Pastor Hao Zhiwei (left) and her late husband. Hao was arrested last year but has still not faced trial. Photo: Handout Pastor Hao Zhiwei (left) and her late husband. Hao was arrested last year but has still not faced trial. Photo: Handout
Pastor Hao Zhiwei (left) and her late husband. Hao was arrested last year but has still not faced trial. Photo: Handout

Chinese Protestant house church pastor ‘faces decade in prison’ on fraud charges

  • Hao Zhiwei was arrested last year but is still awaiting trial on accusations that swindled money from the church
  • Hao’s lawyer says conviction could set a precedent in using financial irregularities to persecute other house church leaders

Topic |   Religion in China
Pastor Hao Zhiwei (left) and her late husband. Hao was arrested last year but has still not faced trial. Photo: Handout Pastor Hao Zhiwei (left) and her late husband. Hao was arrested last year but has still not faced trial. Photo: Handout
Pastor Hao Zhiwei (left) and her late husband. Hao was arrested last year but has still not faced trial. Photo: Handout
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