Joint Prayer Network in Beijing Banned by the Chinese Government

11/21/2020 China (International Christian Concern) – A joint prayer network in Beijing has been disbanded by the local government. Many pastors within the...

Government restrictions on religion reach new peak, Pew Research Center says

Government restrictions on religion are at their highest since tracking began in 2007, the Pew Research Center has said in its new...

Concerns remain for detained activist on hunger strike

CSW has reiterated calls for the release of detained Chinese human rights defender Zhang Zhan, amid continued concerns for her health and wellbeing....

Syrian Mercenaries Serious Threat to Caucasus’ Christians

11/14/2020 Syria (International Christian Concern) –  While visiting the Holy See on Wednesday, the Armenian ambassador expressed concern that Turkey’s recruitment of Syrian...

Christian in Wuhan Warned for Street Evangelism

11/15/2020 China (International Christian Concern) – A Christian in China’s Wuhan received a warning from the local authorities for “sharing the Gospel on...

Jihadists behead more than 50 people in football pitch massacre in Mozambique

Islamic militants turned a village football pitch in northern Mozambique into an execution ground where they beheaded more than 50 people during three days...

Christian Accused of Blasphemy in Pakistan Released on Bail

11/15/2020 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – According to Asia News, a Christian man and his Muslim friend have been released on bail after...

Hagia Triada Church to Become Cultural Museum

11/15/2020 Turkey (International Christian Concern) –  The long neglected Greek Orthodox Church of Hagia Triada, located on Turkey’s coast with the Aegean Sea,...

Bangladeshi Christians and others in peaceful protest against Islamist attacks

Bangladeshi Christians, and other minority groups, took to the streets of Dhaka in a 500-strong peaceful protest march on 7 November against relentless Islamist...

Sichuan Police Shut Down Utilities to Pressure ERCC Elder

11/14/2020 China (International Christian Concern) – The elder from Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) in Chengdu, who was forced to move out in...
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Religious leaders in Cameroon reflect on the cost of the conflict and how to...

After a two-day workshop in Buea, religious leaders from Cameroon issued a statement saying "that the cost and consequences of the armed...

Azerbaijani Troops Enter Disputed Territory

11/27/2020 Nagorno-Karabakh (International Christian Concern) –  Azerbaijani troops have entered the first district (Aghdam) in Nagorno-Karabakh which was ceded to their country following a...