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Christians in China Forced to Replace Christian Items with Portraits of President
Thursday, August 13, 2020
An 84-year-old Christian in China was forced to remove Christian imagery from their homes and replace them with pictures of President Xi Jinping.
Priest from Northeastern Syria Killed as Christians Suffer in Turkish Offensive
Friday, November 15, 2019
ISIS militants have claimed responsibility for the November 11 killings of an Armenian Catholic priest and his father in eastern Syria.
China Adds Charge against Pastor, Coerces Christians to Falsely Accuse Him, Sources Say
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Authorities in China have added “illegal business activities” to the subversion charge against pastor Wang Yi and have coerced congregation members to falsely accuse him, according to advocacy and...
Police Responsible for Disappearance of Pastor in Malaysia, Rights Commission Concludes
Friday, April 5, 2019
A human rights committee in Malaysia has concluded that police officers were responsible for the 2017 disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh, according to published reports.
Couple Beaten, Congregation Member Missing in Persecution of Church in China
Friday, March 15, 2019
Following the arrest of 44 worshipers from house church meetings in southwestern China in February, police in Chengdu this month arrested a married couple from the church and beat them during...
Police in Laos Arrest Grandmother, Three Other Christians During Worship
Friday, December 14, 2018
Police in Laos arrested a grandmother and three other Christians while they were worshipping last month, according to an advocacy group.
China Cracks Down on Unofficial Church, Arresting Pastor and 100 Members
Friday, December 14, 2018
Authorities in China have detained the pastor and more than 100 members of a prominent, unofficial church since Sunday (Dec. 9), according to media and advocacy agencies.
Coptic Christians Deprived of Home Worship Hall in Egypt
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Nearly a year after declaring that attacks on Christians had hit a level not seen in decades, a Coptic Orthodox bishop in Egypt continues to lament a stream of incidents of violence against...
Closure of Large Church in Beijing Deepens Shadow on Religious Freedom in China
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The growing crack-down on unofficial churches in China deepened on Sunday (Sept. 9) when authorities closed one of the largest churches in Beijing, according to reports.
Christians in Egypt Jailed for Worshipping in Unlicensed House
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Authorities yesterday ordered 15 more days of jail for Christians arrested on Aug. 22 in Egypt for worshipping in a house without a permit, rights activists said.
Police in India Demand Money to Release Falsely Accused Christians, Sources Say
Monday, August 13, 2018
Christians arrested for praying in their home.
Assault on Christian Leader in Nepal Reflects Growing Threat
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Pastor attacked in broad daylight in crowded cafe.
Authorities in Algeria Seal Shut Another Church Building
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Church leaders didn’t get an explanation for why the seventh worship building to be closed in Algeria since November was sealed last week, but they suspect lack of registration was the pretext.
Harassment at Messianic Jews' Center in Israel Begins Anew
Friday, January 26, 2018
Ultra-Orthodox Jews protested the presence of the center in Dimona, Israel on Tuesday (Jan. 23) and threatened some of the Messianic Jews, followers of Jesus, according to advocacy group Middle...
Authorities in China Detain Pastor, Daughter and 3-Year-Old Grandson
Friday, October 6, 2017
In neighboring province, government-hired thug threatens to kill family.
Christians in Nepal Sentenced to Prison for Praying for Ill Woman are Released
Friday, September 22, 2017
Four Christians in Nepal sentenced to five years in prison on false charges of “witchcraft” and “violence” were released today after a high court annulled their convictions, church leaders said.
Christian Father of Two in Pakistan Sentenced to Death for 'Blaspheming' Prophet of Islam
Monday, September 18, 2017
A Christian father of two in Pakistan has been sentenced to death for blaspheming Islam’s prophet in a phone text even though he is illiterate.
Indonesia Joins Repressive Islamic Regimes in Sentencing Ahok to Prison for 'Blasphemy'
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Indonesia took a huge leap backwards in its reputation as a moderate Islamic democracy today when a court sentenced the Christian governor of Jakarta, Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, to two years in...
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