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Civilian Christians Killed amid Military Fighting in Western Burma
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Twenty-one civilians -- predominantly Christians -- were reportedly killed by Burmese army jet fighters in western Burma earlier this month.
Christian Rohingya Refugees Attacked, Kidnapped in Bangladesh
Thursday, March 12, 2020
At least 12 Rohingya Christians were hospitalized with injuries from an attack in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar District on the evening of Jan. 26.
Rebels in Burma Who Closed More than 100 Churches Allow 51 to Reopen
Friday, December 20, 2019
Morning Star News reports that rebels who closed more than 100 churches in eastern Burma in 2018 are now allowing 51 Baptist churches to reopen.
Three Christians Forced to Convert to Buddhism in Rakhine State, Burma
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Local authorities in western Burma (Myanmar) last month forced three Christians to convert to Buddhism, area sources said.
Rebels in Burma Detain More than 90 Christian Leaders, Shut Down More Churches
Monday, October 1, 2018
After shutting down at least 10 churches in early September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma (Myanmar) have closed dozens of other churches and detained 92 Christian leaders and 42 students in a...
Rebel Force Attacks Churches in Burma
Monday, September 24, 2018
Ethnic Wa rebels this month shut down churches or destroyed their buildings and temporarily detained several clergymen in eastern Burma (Myanmar), sources said.
Burma Bombing Drives Christian, Ethnic Kachin Civilians from Their Homes
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Government forces restrict access to villagers trapped in the wilds.
Two Pastors in Burma Freed from Prison
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
After spending more than a year in prison, two assistant pastors arrested by the Burma (Myanmar) army were freed on Tuesday (17 April) under a government amnesty program.
Christians are Killed on Christmas Eve in Burma
Friday, January 5, 2018
Government military operations in northern Burma (Myanmar) escalated in December, culminating in civilian casualties on Christmas Eve that left Christians feeling attacked in part for their faith.
Two Pastors in Burma Sentenced to Prison
Monday, October 30, 2017
Two assistant pastors arrested by the Burma (Myanmar) army last December were sentenced to prison on Friday (Oct. 27) on false charges of unlawful association, defaming the military and spying,...
Concerns Mount that Clergyman in Burma Have Been Killed
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Two assistant priests missing for more than two weeks.
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