In this May 2014, photo released by Ben Cao, Rev. John Sanqiang Cao breaks a ground on a new school in Wa State, Myanmar. The prominent Chinese pastor who has been detained by Chinese authorities since March 5, 2017 was sentenced in March 2018 to seven years in prison for "organizing others to illegally cross the border."
In this May 2014, photo released by Ben Cao, Rev. John Sanqiang Cao breaks a ground on a new school in Wa State, Myanmar. The prominent Chinese pastor who has been detained by Chinese authorities since March 5, 2017 was sentenced in March 2018 to seven years in prison for "organizing others to illegally cross the border." Ben Cao via AP)
In this May 2014, photo released by Ben Cao, Rev. John Sanqiang Cao breaks a ground on a new school in Wa State, Myanmar. The prominent Chinese pastor who has been detained by Chinese authorities since March 5, 2017 was sentenced in March 2018 to seven years in prison for "organizing others to illegally cross the border." Ben Cao via AP)

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