Christians accused of ‘forceful conversion’ and assaulted by police

Nine Christians were beaten by the police on 21 February after being accused of ‘forceful conversion’ in the town of Sathankulam, Thoothukudi...

Three Sri Lankan Christians injured in double attack by extremist Buddhist mobs

Three Sri Lankan Christians needed hospital treatment after they were ambushed and attacked by a 50-strong extremist mob, led by three Buddhist...

Fulani Herders Invade Benue State Despite Law

03/01/2020 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Large numbers of Fulani herders have moved with their cattle into Benue State in Nigeria. This is of...

Ten attacks on Indian Christians by extremists in days leading up to Trump visit

Church leaders have called for increased protection for religious minorities in India after Christians were targeted in a spate of at least...

Christians Concerned Following Iranian Parliamentary Elections

03/01/2020 Iran (International Christian Concern) – On Friday February 21, Iran held its national parliamentary elections with near record low voter turnout. Only...

Two Christians Shot in Pakistan While Attempting to Construct New Church

03/01/2020 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – According to The Union of Catholic Asia News (UCAN), three Christians in Pakistan’s Sahiwal district were attacked...

Suspected Jihadist Attack on Church Service Kills 24 in Burkina Faso

(Morning Star News) – In a West African country that now ranks 28th on Open Doors’ 50 most dangerous countries for Christians after...

New Details on Turkish Priest’s Indictment

02/22/2020 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – Clarity about the charges Father Sefer Bileçen of St. Jacob’s Monastery in Turkey continues to be revealed...

Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Predominantly Christian Community in Northeast Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist militants from terrorist group Boko Haram on Friday night (Feb. 21) destroyed three worship sites and...

MP writes to UK Prime Minister to highlight continued captivity of Leah Sharibu

David Linden MP has written to the UK Prime Minister calling on the British government to do everything in its power to help secure...
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WCC expresses sympathy with people in Croatian capital in wake of earthquake

After an earthquake rocked Croatia's capital Zagreb, the World Council of Churches (WCC) expressed sympathy with people who lost their homes. Several buildings...

CSW calls for police investigation after couple assaulted for distributing Christian tracts

CSW has called on police in Tamil Nadu, India, to take action to investigate an incident on 5 March in which a...

North Korea Produces Candy for Founder’s Birthday Amid Food Scarcity

03/21/2020 North Korea (International Christian Concern) – North Korea is preparing for the birthday celebration of its late founder, Kim Il Sung, a...