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...

Megachurch in China demolished, pastors detained

Authorities destroyed a church in China and detained its pastors over the weekend. No legal papers ordering the church's...

Slowdown of church legalizations in Egypt continues with only 62 licenses approved

A downward trend continues with only 62 churches and church-affiliated building licences approved by Egyptian authorities in the latest batch announced on 23 September...
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US House panel advances historic effort to pay reparations to descendants of slaves

A House panel in the United States Congress advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves by approving...

Pope appeals for peace and reconciliation in eastern Ukraine

Speaking after the Regina Coeli prayer in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis expresses his hope for a decrease in military activities and...

Another Church Looted in Turkey

04/17/2021 Turkey (International Christian Concern) –  A Byzantine-era Greek church was recently plundered by treasure hunters in Samsun, Turkey. Roofs and walls were...