CHINA: Kill Them! Kill Them!

The trial took place in Canton, in a hall named for Sun Yatsen, who learned his Christianity from missionaries. Five Canadian nuns, after nearly nine months in Red China's jails, stood up before a howling mob of 6,000. The "people's court" heard the charges against them: "Neglect, inhuman treatment and murder" of more than 2,000 orphans. One witness, an eleven-year-old girl, shrilly testified that she had been locked up with other youngsters in a room infested with hungry rats that ate at the children's flesh. The sisters, all from the Holy Child...

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