Wenzhou Pastor was released after serving a full term of 1year's imprisonment
By Ruth Wong, August 10, 2015 11:08 AM
Pastor Yizi Huang in Wenzhou was released after serving a full term of 1year's imprisonment on 1st August.
Yizi Huang was the priest of the Christian church in Fengwo Town,Pingyang County of Wenzhou. On the same day, the church where he preaches was decorated with lanterns and streamers to welcome their pastor back, hanging crosses were also included. There were a banner which reads: "Welcome Pastor Huang's triumphal return！" and a couplet on which reads: "Jesus is the Lord, let us lift up the cross! " and "We are called to be His servants and devoted to Jesus our King！"Some followers shared their group photos with Pastor Huang, showing how they were thankful for his return.
On March 24th, the case that Pastor Yizi Huang was suspected to gather crowds to disturb social order was called a court at the courthouse of Pingyang County, Wenzhou City. At the end of the court, his attorney said: "Pastor Huang is convicted of the crime of gathering to disturb public order, and sentenced to 12 months in prison. He will be released on August 2nd, 2015."
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