Christians Among Groups Targeted by Myanmar Armed Forces

Christians Among Groups Targeted by Myanmar Armed Forces

Myanmar (Mission Network News) — In a new report, human rights watchdog Amnesty International indicted Myanmar’s government of war crimes and called upon the international community to respond. Amnesty claims military forces “have killed and injured civilians in indiscriminate attacks since January 2019… [and] carried out extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and other ill-treatment” in […]

Pakistani Pastor Attacked in Home, Assailants Seize His Property

Pakistani Pastor Attacked in Home, Assailants Seize His Property

Pakistan (Mission Network News) — On Monday, May 27, more than 35 men attacked a Forgotten Missionaries International (FMI)-supported pastor, his wife, and his college-aged daughter in his home. FMI’s Bruce Allen says Pastor Aziz was targeted to prevent his fruitful gospel ministry from continuing. The attack caught Pastor Aziz and his family off guard. Fortunately, a […]

Muslim Mob in Kenya Destroys Churches and Christian Shops

Muslim Mob in Kenya Destroys Churches and Christian Shops

(International Christian Concern) – Nearly two weeks ago, a disagreement between Muslims and the local community in Kiamaiko, Nairobi, culminated in a mass attack by young Muslim men. The mob injured several Christians and destroyed the property of four churches: Kingdom Gospel for All Nations Ministry, Evangelical Victory Church International, End Time Army Church, and […]

Armed Gunmen Kidnap 19 Christians, Kill One in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Armed Gunmen Kidnap 19 Christians, Kill One in Kaduna State, Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen stormed a church choir practice and kidnapped 17 Christians in north-central Nigeria the night of May 18, and the same night gunmen killed a Christian and kidnapped two others at a Baptist church, sources said. Each attack took place in Kaduna state, where assaults on Christians with impunity […]

Another Church Building Sealed Shut in Algeria

Another Church Building Sealed Shut in Algeria

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria (Morning Star News) – Authorities in north-central Algeria sealed shut another church building on Wednesday (May 22), closing it and its Bible school, Christian leaders said. Citing a law that requires authorization for non-Muslim places of worship, gendarmes locked the doors of the evangelical church building in Boudjima, 20 kilometers (12 miles) northeast […]

Iranian House Church Leader Doubly Sentenced to Prison

Iranian House Church Leader Doubly Sentenced to Prison

(Open Doors USA) — Iranian Christians are asking prayer for an Iranian house church leader and a member of his church whose convictions were upheld. Iranian house church leader Saheb Fadaei (pictured left) and 37-year-old Fatimeh Bakhteri (right) just received news of their prison sentences for 18 months and 12 months, respectively. Saheb is additionally […]

Villagers in India Deprive Five Christian Families of Farmland, Food, Water

Villagers in India Deprive Five Christian Families of Farmland, Food, Water

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Village leaders in eastern India prohibited five Christian families from working on their farms or walking on the main road before district authorities this month revoked the order, sources said. Leaders of Banhardi village, in Jharkhand state’s Latehar District, told the five families in April to either convert back to […]

Persecution Helps Spread God’s Word in Nepal

Persecution Helps Spread God’s Word in Nepal

Nepal (Mission Network News) — Recent accusations and the subsequent arrest of believers won’t stop one ministry from moving forward in Nepal. Bibles For The World President John Pudaite says the oppression actually helps further their cause. “Inadvertently, by acknowledging that these Bibles could be used for conversion, people [who] are trying to squelch Christianity […]

‘Three-Self Churches’ Ripped Apart in China’s Henan Province

‘Three-Self Churches’ Ripped Apart in China’s Henan Province

 Editor’s Note: There are serious concerns over the “three-self” identifying churches in general, and why they should not necessarily be considered Christian, which can be read more about here. However, this article highlights how aggressive the Chinese government is being against anything that resembles Christianity within the country. Please read in light of these concerns. […]