Julia A. Seymour
Overlap on Persecution Lists Reveals Danger for Christians
Friday, January 26, 2018
The Open Doors annual watch list includes all of the U.S. State Department’s 10 countries of concern.
One Boy’s Christmas Wish for Peace in Iraq
Friday, December 22, 2017
Christmas will be extra special for 13-year-old Noeh and his family this year. Like thousands of other Iraqi Christians, his family of eight had to flee Islamic State (ISIS) in 2014. This Christmas...
U.K. Raises Awareness of Persecuted Christians by Lighting Buildings up Red
Monday, November 27, 2017
Parliament, churches light up red to raise awareness for martyred believers.
Indian Christians Accused of Kidnapping, Forced Conversion
Monday, November 13, 2017
A court allowed seven Christian children in India to return to their families a week after Hindu radicals falsely accused their chaperones of kidnapping them to forcibly convert them.
Indonesian Church Forced to Cancel Reformation Event
Friday, November 3, 2017
Muslim objections prompted the cancellation of an Indonesian prayer service meant to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation last week. The act renewed concerns over deteriorating...
Hungary Steps Up to Fight Christian Persecution
Monday, October 30, 2017
Under Prime Minister Victor Orban’s leadership, Hungary is taking the lead in helping persecuted Middle Eastern Christians.
Russian Anti-Missionary Law Mainly Hampers Christians
Friday, September 8, 2017
Concerns among Russian Christians that the government’s antiterrorism legislation, adopted last year, would take away their religious freedom have been proven true.
Hindu Leaders Blame Nepal’s Church Growth on Greed
Friday, August 25, 2017
Ministry groups say longing for equality, not money, pushes people toward Christ.
Indian Pastor Gunned Down as Persecution Increases
Friday, July 28, 2017
Christians say more frequent, violent attacks accompany the rise of Hindu nationalism.
Religious, Ethnic Minorities Face Persecution in Kurdistan
Friday, June 16, 2017
About 2 million people have fled to Kurdistan, in Northern Iraq, in recent years, escaping conflict, terrorism, and persecution in Syria and Iraq.
Fines for Worship, Prison for Bible Study in China
Friday, May 5, 2017
President Xi Jinping’s crackdown on Christians continues under guise of protecting national security.
What’s Driving Muslim Refugees to Christianity?
Friday, March 17, 2017
Europe’s churches have baptized hundreds of former Muslims in recent years.
Christian Sites Destroyed in Iran
Friday, March 10, 2017
Churches and cemeteries have been confiscated, vandalized, and neglected.
U.S. Lawmakers Plead for Mexico’s Persecuted Evangelicals
Monday, September 26, 2016
Watchdogs groups hope international attention will encourage Mexican government to protect all citizens.
Moroccan Christians Risk Persecution with YouTube Testimonies
Friday, August 5, 2016
In a new series of YouTube podcasts, Moroccan Christians are stepping out of the shadows, showing their faces, and telling their stories. Speaking to their countrymen, they proclaim themselves...
Eight Nepalese Christians Arrested for Illegal Proselytizing: The Country’s Controversial New Constitution Bans Converting Someone to Another Faith
Monday, July 25, 2016
Eight Nepali Christians arrested in June, including one pastor and two teachers, could soon be tried for trying to proselytize children.
Christian Groups are Asking Vladimir Putin to Reject the Proposed Ban on Public Preaching and Praying
Friday, July 8, 2016
Activists in Russia warn new legislation meant to combat terrorism will violate freedoms of speech, privacy, and religion.
Rescued Boko Haram Captives Give Hope to Waiting Families
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
The recent recovery of two abducted girls from the clutches of the Islamist group Boko Haram prompted rejoicing and gave hope to grieving families still waiting to learn whether their daughters are...
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