Why Are Egypt’s Churches So Often Targeted?

09/27/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – In Egypt, reports are constantly flooding in that, once again, Islamic hardliners have gathered to attack churches. They demonstrate when...

Christian Villages in Iraq Targeted by Turkey

09/30/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – September has seen an increase of Turkish airstrikes in Iraq’s far north. Local sources estimate that 7 predominately Christian villages were...

Rebel Force Attacks Churches in Burma

YANGON, Burma (Morning Star News) – Ethnic Wa rebels this month shut down churches or destroyed their buildings and temporarily detained several clergymen in eastern...

Christian Teenager Jailed on Baseless Rape Charge in India, Sources Say

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A 16-year-old Christian and three others in eastern India have been in jail for more than a month on a...

In Nigeria, “let us walk with our heads high”

As tens of thousands of people watched from offices, shops, and the sides of the road, the Thursdays in Black “street walk” made its...

181 Montagnard Refugees Still Detained in Bangkok

09/19/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – More than three weeks have passed since Thai authorities arrested and detained 181 mostly Christian Montagnard refugees on the outskirts...

Hindu Extremists Accelerate Clampdown on Christians in Uttar Pradesh, India

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Under the influence of Hindu extremists, police and media campaigns against Christians in Uttar Pradesh state, India have mushroomed...

Turkey Restores Mosques but Leaves Christians in Limbo

According to Turkish state media, the Diyanet Foundation (a non-profit linked to the state run Presidency of Religious Affairs, or DİB) has spent over...

China: Draft Regulations Limit Sharing Religious Information Online

China issued draft regulations on the management of Internet Religious Information Services on 10 September, which stipulate that those wishing to disseminate religious teachings and...

Parents of Kidnapped Leah Sharibu Awaiting Government Action amid Groundswell of Support

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The father of a high school girl kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria is pleased by Christians’ support but...
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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....