Widowed Chinese Christian told “stop believing in God” or lose welfare support

According to a Bitter Winter report, a widowed Chinese Christian in her 60s had her government support subsidy terminated after she refused to remove...

70 church buildings legalised, church and mosque demolished

Egyptian authorities legalised 70 church buildings for worship purposes on Tuesday 19 May. The decision was issued following a meeting of...

CSW to mark Leah Sharibu’s 17th birthday with online prayer event

CSW marked Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu’s 17th birthday with an online prayer event, 14 May, at 7.30pm. Leah Sharibu was...

CSW welcomes government’s pledge to end death penalty for apostasy

CSW welcomes a statement by a member of the transitional government of Sudan in which he claimed Sudan would be removing the death penalty...

Freed Christian Pakistani brick-kiln families free other families from bonded labour!

Christian families set free from the yoke of bonded labour in Pakistan’s brick-kilns because of the generosity of Barnabas Fund supporters are,...

Pastor martyred in DRC for refusing jihadists’ demand he convert to Islam

Islamist militants murdered a 60-year-old pastor in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on 29 January after he refused their demands to convert...

US Sanctions Iranian Judge Complicit in Christian Persecution

12/19/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on December 19, 2019, the United States issued financial sanctions against...

Russian evangelical Christians targeted in church closures and restrictions

Despite President Putin’s recently proclaimed stance of protecting Christians, court actions by Russian authorities to close or place restrictions on evangelical churches suggest they...

Chinese Church Choosing Cross Over National Flag Despite Persecution

12/06/2019 China (International Christian Concern) – A house church in China’s Guangzhou province refuses to install national flag in replacement of the cross,...

Nearly 100,000 Displaced Due to Ongoing War in Rakhine State

11/23/2019 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – According to aid volunteers providing humanitarian assistance in Rakhine state, there are approximately 100,000 people displaced by...
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Hagia Sophia decision by President Erdogan evokes ‘grief and dismay’ from World Council of...

The head of the Geneva-based World Council of Churches has written to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressing “grief and dismay” from...

CSW marks fifth anniversary of ‘709 Crackdown’

Today, 9 July, marks the fifth anniversary of China’s infamous 709 Crackdown, in which over 300 lawyers, human rights defenders, and their colleagues...

11-Year-Old Christian Boy Beaten by Muslim Businessman in Pakistan

07/11/2020 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – On July 1, an 11-year-old young Christian named Musa, was brutally beaten by a Muslim businessman in...