Police in Algeria Close Down Another Church

10/21/2018 Algeria (International Christian Concern) – Algerian police shut the doors of a church on October 16. Government officials ordered the church to close in...

Kachin Pastor Beaten by Burmese Militia Recounts His Ordeal

10/17/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Mading Zai Dan Bawm Ying is one of two Kachin youth pastors beaten by members of the Myanmar army-based Border...

Turkey Arrests Another American Missionary

10/20/2018 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – Only a day after pastor Andrew Brunson was released from his two-year detainment in Turkey, Turkish authorities have arrested...

Beaten, Kidnapped, Arrested – and Forced to Stop Evangelizing

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – When Pastor Mathai Varghese was beaten and abducted by Hindu extremists in Rajasthan state, India, police gave chase and...

Violence, Discrimination against Christians Escalate in Sri Lanka

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Attacks and other actions against Christians in Sri Lanka have escalated this year, with Hindu extremism beginning to take...

Increased Police Presence in Indonesia as Persecution Rises

10/13/2018 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) – Indonesia, a Muslim-majority country, is seeing an increase in Christian persecution as the radical Islam rise in the nation....

Barnabas calls for withdrawal of Scotland’s “hate crime” posters that promote anti-Christian prejudice

Barnabas Fund called on the Scottish police to withdraw billboard posters launched by One Scotland on 26 September targeting “hate crime”; the posters appear...

NGO’s Urging North Korea to Improve Human Rights

10/14/2018 North Korea (International Christian Concern) –  In North Korean there are on average 250,000 North Koreans imprisoned in camps and an additional 50,000 imprisoned...

Christians Face Trial in Algeria over Wife’s Accusations of Evangelizing

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria (Morning Star News) – Two Christians in Algeria are facing trial after the Muslim wife of one accused them of suggesting she leave Islam,...

Abused and Abandoned: Woman and Four Children Chased Away for Faith in Christ

10/10/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Two years ago, Dorika Kabuo and her four children were chased from their home by the one they called “protector...
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