As American Christians it is SO easy to take our freedom for granted.
Consider this story:
"Alimujiang Yimiti was born in June, 1973, in Hami, Xinjiang. In 1995, he converted from Islam to Christianity and became a house church leader. On January 12, 2008, the Kashi Public Safety Department placed Alimujiang in criminal detention and accused him of 'jeopardizing national security and providing national secrets to foreign countries.'"
A moving and challenging video by his wife:
I have difficulty comprehending the pain that Alim, let alone his wife and children, must be suffering.