Turkey Releases Pastor Brunson, FRC Applauds Pres. Trump, Secretary Pompeo for Securing Pastor’s Freedom

ISTANBUL, Turkey,  Oct. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, in his capacity as a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission...

Rebels in Burma Detain More than 90 Christian Leaders, Shut Down More Churches

YANGON, Burma (Morning Star News) – After shutting down at least 10 churches in early September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma (Myanmar) have closed dozens...

Four Children, Grandmother among 17 Christians Slain in Attack by Muslim Herdsmen in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Fulani herdsmen accompanied by militants in Nigerian army uniforms killed 17 Christians in their homes in the heart of...

Chinese Church Raided and Looted by 1,000 Police and Government Agents

More than 1,000 government agents, including police, forced their way into an unofficial church in Henan province on 14 September and removed items from the...

Syria School Closures Persecution Escalates as Christian Teacher Survives Attack

A teacher responsible for Christian schools in Qamishli, north-east Syria, survived a vicious assault with baseball bats outside his home, days after meeting with Kurdish representatives...

Leah Sharibu’s Mother Urges the Government to Secure her Release

The mother of kidnapped schoolgirl Leah Sharibu has called on the government of Nigeria to do everything in its power to secure her daughters...

Iraq Inches Toward Governance as Baghdad Christians Consider Fleeing

10/03/18 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 2, 2018, Iraq’s interim government took a positive step...

Coptic Christians Deprived of Home Worship Hall in Egypt

(Morning Star News) – Nearly a year after declaring that attacks on Christians had hit a level not seen in decades, a Coptic Orthodox...

Leah Sharibu’s Father, Church Raise Plea after Boko Haram Threat

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Following disclosure of a video by Boko Haram Islamic extremists threatening to kill Christian high school student Leah Sharibu within...

Islamist Militants Attack DRC Town Forcing Families to Flee

Islamist militants attacked a town in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo on 24 September, killing 14 civilians and forcing families to flee their...
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An invitation to young people to make their voices heard in a WCC publication

The World Council of Churches (WCC) Youth Engagement in the ecumenical movement plans to publish a book with young people’s voices for...

Journalist threatened with imprisonment and repercussions for his family

Yoe Suárez, a Cuban independent journalist, was summoned to Siboney Police Station in Havana on 27 March, where he was interrogated by...

Christian Woman in Nepal Arrested for Praying for the Sick

04/05/2020 Nepal (International Christian Concern) – On March 29, police in Nepal arrested a Christian woman for allegedly creating misleading information about COVID-19....