Authorities shut down six more churches in Guiyang

At least six unregistered Protestant churches in Guiyang city, Guizhou Province in Southwest China were shut down by authorities on 8 October. All six churches...

Praise God for Pastor Brunson, But Don’t Forget the Persecuted Church

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Institute on Religion & Democracy (IRD) is celebrating the immediate release of Pastor Andrew Brunson after...

Turkey Releases Pastor Brunson, FRC Applauds Pres. Trump, Secretary Pompeo for Securing Pastor’s Freedom

ISTANBUL, Turkey,  Oct. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, in his capacity as a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission...

Rebels in Burma Detain More than 90 Christian Leaders, Shut Down More Churches

YANGON, Burma (Morning Star News) – After shutting down at least 10 churches in early September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma (Myanmar) have closed dozens...

Four Children, Grandmother among 17 Christians Slain in Attack by Muslim Herdsmen in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Fulani herdsmen accompanied by militants in Nigerian army uniforms killed 17 Christians in their homes in the heart of...

Chinese Church Raided and Looted by 1,000 Police and Government Agents

More than 1,000 government agents, including police, forced their way into an unofficial church in Henan province on 14 September and removed items from the...

Syria School Closures Persecution Escalates as Christian Teacher Survives Attack

A teacher responsible for Christian schools in Qamishli, north-east Syria, survived a vicious assault with baseball bats outside his home, days after meeting with Kurdish representatives...

Leah Sharibu’s Mother Urges the Government to Secure her Release

The mother of kidnapped schoolgirl Leah Sharibu has called on the government of Nigeria to do everything in its power to secure her daughters...

Iraq Inches Toward Governance as Baghdad Christians Consider Fleeing

10/03/18 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 2, 2018, Iraq’s interim government took a positive step...

Coptic Christians Deprived of Home Worship Hall in Egypt

(Morning Star News) – Nearly a year after declaring that attacks on Christians had hit a level not seen in decades, a Coptic Orthodox...
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Legal Struggle of Doctor Reflects Wider Harassment of Christians in India

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Emergency medicine doctor Christo Thomas Philip was returning with his family to his native India from a medical...

ICC Restores Shattered Church Community in Nepal

02/10/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – On May 11, 2018, Immanuel Church, located in Kanchanpur, Nepal, was set on fire by unknown individuals. Fortunately,...

District Council in Pakistan Votes to Employ Only Christians as Sweepers

02/14/2019 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – In January, the Swabi District Council, located in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, voted to only employ Christians...