The Chinese regime considers religious minorities as a threat to the communist system.
Since the coup, the military has increased their violence towards religious minorities, specifically Christians, in Myanmar.
Myanmar has had one of the longest running civil wars in the world since gaining independence from Britain in 1948.
A Burmese Catholic priest was arrested this week after the military raided his residence in the western part of the country.
The Burmese military have arrested and released six Catholic priests and a lay Catholic in the village of Chan Thar.
There are over 90,000 Kayah Catholics in the State with 355,000 inhabitants.
The U.N. stated that there is an estimated four to six thousand refugees from Myanmar who have fled for safety in India.
Between February and May, 73 teenagers have been killed by the Burmese military, according to Asia News.
During the evening of the 26th of May, another church in Kayah state was attacked by the Burmese military.