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Bible School, Church Buildings Attacked in Sudan
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Christians faced increased hostilities in Sudan over the past few weeks, culminating in an attack on a Christian compound by Islamists.
Bombings Continue Against Nigerian Christians
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Suspected Islamic extremists bombed a TV viewing center in a Christian area of Jos, the second attack in the area in two weeks.
South Sudanese Christians Trapped in Hostile North
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Tensions have turned into military combat on the South Sudan border, and Islamists have threatened to seize a Bible school in Khartoum.
Southern Sudanese Christians Fear Forced Repatriation
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Khartoum has given Christians from South Sudan until April 8 to apply for citizenship or be deported.
Doctors Try to Save Remaining Eye of Ugandan Pastor After Acid Attack
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Ugandan pastor Umar Mulinde fights to regain sight after Muslim extremists threw acid on him in December.
Christian Woman in Pakistan Freed After 'Blasphemy' Accusation
Monday, March 5, 2012
Police resisted intense pressure from Muslim protesters and released a Christian woman falsely accused of desecrating the Quran.
Ethiopian Convert From Islam Dodges Dangers in Kenya
Monday, February 6, 2012
An Ethiopian Christian man with a dramatic conversion story has faced attempted murder and ongoing death threats in Kenya.
Police Beat, Arrest Evangelist in Sudan
Monday, January 23, 2012
Harassment of Christians by Sudanese authorities continues amid growing hostility toward Christianity.
Lao Officials Arrest Eight Christian Leaders
Friday, December 23, 2011
After a Christmas gathering, one pastor was fined and seven were placed in the stocks.
Christians Injured in Attack in Vietnam Denied Medical Care
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Three house church network leaders seriously injured in a gang beating were finally evacuated to a private hospital far from the attack site.
Somali Christians Find Danger Follows Them to Kenya
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Hostility toward converts from Islam shadows Somali refugees to neighboring Kenya.
Massacre in Egypt Said to Cost Government All Credibility
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Human rights activists in Egypt say the army's recent killing of 27 protesters has removed respect for the transitional government.
Indonesian Church Denied Site as New Bill Threatens Freedoms
Monday, October 31, 2011
Church members continue to meet outside their sealed building while a "religious tolerance bill" undergoes consideration.
India: Recent Incidents of Persecution
Friday, October 14, 2011
An overview of some of the most recent incidents of Christian persecution in India.
Court in India Questions State's 'Anti-Conversion' Law
Monday, September 19, 2011
India's Himachal Pradesh state takes note of a heavy-handed clause in a disputed law.
Nepal's Churches Live Under Threat, Discrimination
Monday, August 22, 2011
"We are still regarded as second-class citizens, and churches as places that exist only to convert people."
Insurgent Blast Ravages Church Building in Iraq
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Attack on Syriac Orthodox building in Kirkuk is its third in five years.
Mayor in Indonesia Again Balks at Granting Church Permit
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
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