Christians’ horror as churchgoers beaten and jailed for putting crucifix by home in China

TWENTY Christians have been beaten and jailed for hanging a cross outside their home in China.

Public security officials stormed the property in central Hanan province after a crucifix was seen outside.

An eyewitness, described the scene in Nanle as “miserable” as officials beat the Christian homeowner before turning on other Christians coming out of the property.

Zhang Mingxuan, a pastor and president of the Chinese House Church Alliance, told China Aid: “It is against the national constitution and laws for house church believers to be beaten by Nanle County Public Security Bureau.