(Washington Post) Pastor Su Tianfu slides into the back seat and tells the driver to hit it.
He looks over his shoulder. "Is there anybody following us?"
It is days before Christmas, but instead of working on his sermon, Su is giving his tail the slip.
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The slight and soft-spoken Protestant preacher is no stranger to surveillance. Su has worked for years in China's unregistered "house churches," and he said he has been interrogated more times than he can count.
But even Su is surprised by what has happened in Guiyang this month: a crackdown that has led to the shuttering of the thriving Living Stone Church, the detention of a priest on charges of "possessing state secrets," and the shadowing of dozens of churchgoers by police.