Five Christians in Northern India Arrested on False Forced Conversion Charges

02/14/2020 India (International Christian Concern) – On Tuesday, February 11, five Christians from India’s Uttar Pradesh state were taken into police custody after...

Eighteen civilians including a Christian “selectively” killed by gunmen in Burkina Faso

Eighteen people, including a Christian nurse, were murdered by militant gunmen in Lamdamol village, Burkina Faso, in an attack that began late...

Beyond Asia Bibi

02/14/2020 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Asia Bibi, a Christian woman, spent eight years on death row in Pakistan simply because of...

Assyrian Christian priest indicted on terrorism charges

Assyrian Christian Priest, Father Sefer Bileçen (known as Father Aho), has been charged with joining a terrorist organisation. Father Aho was indicted...

Iran Bans Valentine’s Day

02/14/2020 Iran (International Christian Concern) –  Iran’s religious establishment has banned Valentine’s Day as a western cultural onslaught, with some voicing their approval...

Rising violent extremism in central Sahel threatens West Africa’s stability

The rising tide of violent extremism engulfing the central Sahel region is threatening to destabilise neighbouring countries in West Africa, the United...

Amnesty International Accuses Nigerian Military of “Possible War Crimes”

02/14/2020 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Amnesty International has reported that the Nigerian Military has again conducted possible war crimes against its own people....

New administrative rules on religion come into force amid ongoing restrictions

On 1 February new administrative regulations came into effect in China, which set out measures on the structure and function of religious...

U.S. Leaders Express Concern Over Deteriorating Religious Freedom in India

02/08/2020 India (International Christian Concern) – Recently, the U.S. State Department expressed concern over the deterioration of religious freedom in India. According to...

Radicals Attack Small Congregation in Southern India Before Filing False Criminal Charges

02/09/2020 India (International Christian Concern) – On January 19, a mob of radical Hindu nationalists attacked a small group of Christians who had...
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Pope Francis commends UN Security Council for global ceasefire resolution

Pope Francis applauded the United Nations Security Council Sunday for its recent resolution calling for an immediate global ceasefire amid the coronavirus...

Amid COVID-19, African church leaders say availing quality seeds to farmers can help beat...

As African nations begin opening after months of coronavirus closures, church officials and agricultural experts are stressing an immediate supply of quality...

Iraqi Christians Evacuate Following Turkish Airstrikes

07/04/2020 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Since the beginning of Turkey’s airstrike operations in northern Iraq, nine of the 11 Christian villages in...