Pompeo calls for release of imprisoned Chinese pastor

by Jordyn Pair · Jan 1st, 2020 1:42 pm

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for the release of imprisoned Chinese pastor Wang Yi on Twitter on Tuesday.

Wang was found guilty of "illegal business operations" and "inciting subversion of state power." He was the pastor of the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, Sichuan.

Wang has been behind bars since December 2018.

Read more: Early Rain Pastor Wang Yi sentenced to 9 years in jail


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