Pakistan University Mob Kills Fellow Student Over Blasphemy Allegations

Pakistan University Mob Kills Fellow Student Over Blasphemy Allegations

MARDAN, Pakistan (VOA News) — An angry mob killed a fellow student at a Pakistani university campus Thursday on accusations that he’d posted blasphemous content online. It was the latest in a series of vigilante attacks over the increasingly contentious issue in the predominantly Muslim country. Witnesses and local media reported angry students associated with the ruling […]

Chinese Christians Hospitalized Resisting Authorities’ Forced Surveillance Attempts

Chinese Christians Hospitalized Resisting Authorities’ Forced Surveillance Attempts

WENZHOU, Zhejiang (China Aid) — Authorities in China’s coastal Zhejiang province carried out violent attacks against churches refusing to install surveillance cameras in late March. Local government departments began carrying out a missive from the Zhejiang provincial government to install cameras within churches that would assist authorities in monitoring religious activities. This command triggered an […]

Mob Kills Christian Elder at Evangelical School of Sudan

Mob Kills Christian Elder at Evangelical School of Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A church elder on Monday (April 3) died from injuries sustained in a raid on an embattled Christian school by supporters of a Muslim business interest in Omdurman, Sudan, sources said. Younan Abdullah, an elder with Bahri Evangelical Church, died in a hospital after being stabbed while he and […]

Evangelical Church Attacked Near Paris

Evangelical Church Attacked Near Paris

PARIS (Evangelical Focus) — A fire erupted in the Armenian Evangelical Church of Alfortville (near Paris) on Sunday 2 April, at 6 a.m. The flames woke up Pastor Gilbert Léonian and his wife, who live in the first floor. The fire was a “shock” because they were sleeping, the pastor said, but they were not […]

Deaf Girl Beaten by Her Family for Her Faith

Deaf Girl Beaten by Her Family for Her Faith

Central Asia (Mission Network News) — A young Deaf girl in Central Asia who we’ll call Saida was recently hospitalized after her family learned about her Christian faith and beat her. Rob Myers with DOOR International shares what happened: “The screams she emitted caused the neighbors to call the police. When the police came, the […]

‘Please Help Me’: American Pastor Imprisoned in Turkey Pleads for Trump’s Intervention

‘Please Help Me’: American Pastor Imprisoned in Turkey Pleads for Trump’s Intervention

An American pastor who has been imprisoned in Turkey since last October is pleading for President Trump and his administration to work more fervently for his release. “I plead with my government—with the Trump administration—to fight for me. I ask the State Department to impose sanctions. I appeal to President Trump: Please help me. Let […]

Chinese Christians Detained for 15 Days for Attending Bible Study

Chinese Christians Detained for 15 Days for Attending Bible Study

LANGZHONG, Sichuan (China Aid) — More than 20 police officers from China’s southwestern Sichuan Province recently detained 15 Christians for attending a Bible study. Authorities broke into a church in mid-March and took into custody 15 Christians who had gathered for a Bible study. Officers accused them of illegally gathering and “gathering a crowd to […]

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