"Huang Yizi, 40, was arrested by police from his home in Wenzhou on August 2, the Telegraph reports.
"His arrest is thought to be in connection with arranging a protest against the removal of the cross from Salvation church, Wenzhou. It follows a crackdown on a number of churches in Zhejiang province in eastern China..."
"...Pastor Huang had criticised the demolitions on a blog, saying they were an example of "severe persecution" and an "insult" to China's Christians.
"In an interview with the South China Morning Post before his detention, Huang said he was prepared to face jail for his faith.
"'I have decided to sacrifice for my beliefs. I am serious. I have been prepared for the worst since I posted many messages opposing the authorities' campaign to remove churches and crosses," he said.
'"I know I will be put in jail one day. The authorities detained me twice in April, but they released me under public pressure. That just meant the time was not yet right...'"