A Difficult Lunar New Year for Chinese Christians

02/14/2021 China (International Christian Concern) – For Chinese people, the celebration of Lunar New Year is the most exciting time, as people gather...

People of Faith Gather to Protest Myanmar Military Coup

02/13/2021 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – It has been almost two weeks since the Tatmadaw (Burmese Army) staged a coup and abducted the...

Laos Harasses Missing Lao Christian’s Wife, Takes Away Her Motorbike

02/06/2021 Laos (International Christian Concern) – A Lao Christian man who was arrested by the authorities after he refused to cease worship is...

New Report on Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws Documents 200 Accusations in 2020

02/06/2021 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – According to a new report released by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), 2020 was the worst...

70 Christians released from three prisons in Eastern Africa

CSW has been informed that 70 Christians from evangelical and orthodox backgrounds were recently released from three prisons in Eritrea. 

Five Churches Burned Down in Kenya

2/6/2021 Kenya (International Christian Concern)- From Jan. 20 to Jan. 24, arsonists in western Kenya destroyed a total of five churches and threw...

Church building in Nepal demolished by government while adjacent Hindu temple left intact

A church building in Nepalgunj, Nepal, has been demolished by the government after it took mandatory possession of the church’s land and...

Three Families in India to be Caned for Illegally Converting to Christianity

02/07/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – According to the Union of Catholic Asian News (UCAN), a village court in India has ordered three...

China’s Shandong Bans Sharing of Sermon Videos Online

02/07/2021 China (International Christian Concern) – China’s Shandong province is tightening up cyberspace for Christians, as the pandemic continues to prevent Christians from...

Religious freedom alarms raised over proposed compulsory translation law for Danish churches

Concerns were raised over a proposed law in Denmark requiring religious organisations including churches to submit translated copies of sermons in languages...
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WCC honoured with Geneva Engage Award

The World Council of Churches (WCC) was honoured as a top non-governmental organization for its work during 2020, receiving a second-place Geneva...

Couple Banished from Village in India After Refusing to Renounce Christian Faith

02/21/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – In December 2020, Jaga Padiami and his wife converted to Christianity. Due to their conversion, the family...

As anti-coup protesters face crackdown, ethnic nationalities appeal for aid

CSW has received first-hand reports of anti-coup protests in Burma’s (Myanmar’s) major cities of Rangoon, Mandalay, and the capital Naypyidaw, as well...