Algeria: New Constitution, Closed Churches

11/08/2020 Algeria (International Christian Concern) – Despite a low voter turnout, Algeria voted on November 1st to approve constitutional reforms which Christians worry will...

Lao Christians detained for “violating traditional customs” in planning Christian funeral

Four Lao Christians remain in jail four months after they were arrested for planning a Christian funeral, which was deemed by local authorities...

Radical Pakistani Muslims Place $124,000 Bounty on Human Rights Activist for Blasphemy

11/08/2020 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – Faraz Pervaiz fled to Thailand from Pakistan after radical Muslims discovered videos, caricatures, and statements he and...

Pakistan High Court overturns judgement returning 13-year-old Christian girl to Muslim abductor

Pakistan’s High Court ordered on 2 November that a 13-year-old Christian girl be removed from the custody of her Muslim abductor, who had pressurised...

Indonesian Bishops Condemn Killing of Catechist in Papua

11/08/2020 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) – Last week, Catholic bishops in Indonesia met with government officials to express concern about the violence in...

Turkey Fines Social Media Companies over Noncompliance with Censorship Laws

11/06/2020 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – The Government of Turkey has fined Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram 10 million lira ($1.18 million) each for not complying...

Petition in Egypt Against Forcing Girls to Wear Hijab at School

10/31/2020 Egypt (International Christian Concern) –  Following an incident at the Belbeis Language School in Egypt’s Sharkia Governorate, concern has been raised regarding...

Christian Leaders in India Confront Anti-Christian Media Trend

10/31/2020 India (International Christian Concern) – According to the Union of Catholic Asian News (UCAN), Christian leaders in India are confronting a new...

Bringing the Gospel to the Frontlines of Persecution

10/31/2020 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – If there’s one thing I’ve learned in persecution ministry, it’s this: wherever Satan is spreading death and destruction,...

Papuan Tribe Once Hostile to Missionaries Receives Bibles

10/31/2020 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) – When the plane loaded with more than 2,000 Bibles recently landed in Indonesia’s Papua, the women of...
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Violence continues unabated amid government crackdown on human rights

At least 10 people have been killed and around 28 abducted in a series of attacks by armed assailants of Fulani origin...

Egypt Increases Pressure Against Free Speech

11/21/2020 Egypt (International Christian Concern) – The recent arrests of multiple human rights activists associated with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR),...

Pope Francis encourages young economists to learn from the poor

In a video message Saturday, Pope Francis encouraged young economists and entrepreneurs from around the world to bring Jesus to their cities,...