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Christian Widow, Bereaved Father Show Reality behind Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 1:11 AM

Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Crestfallen, the 48-year-old Christian sat in his house in Miango, central Nigeria, where three of his children were killed a week before. “These series of attacks have been carried out against us Christians in this area for some time now by these armed herdsmen, and we don’t know precisely why they … Continue reading
Pakistan Christian still on death row, five years after his ‘blasphemy’ sparked Joseph Colony attack
Monday, March 19, 2018 4:08 PM

At the fifth anniversary of the arson attack on a Christian neighborhood in the Pakistani city of Lahore, the mother of the Christian man convicted of blaspheming against Islam – and so provoking the attack – says she still prays for his release. Sawan Masih*, a 30-year-old sanitation worker, was accused by a Muslim friend of making blasphemous … Continue reading
Ahok victim of cyber jihad against Indonesian government
Monday, March 19, 2018 3:26 PM

The Christian former governor of Jakarta who was jailed may have been a victim of a sophisticated anti-government campaign of “fake news” and malicious bots, reports World Watch Monitor. Indonesian police believe they have uncovered a clandestine “fake news” operation designed to destabilise the government and corrupt the political process, the UK’s Guardian newspaper reported today. Authorities have made a series … Continue reading
Indonesian Catholics on alert for Holy Week
Sunday, March 18, 2018 2:05 AM

In a report ucanews shared with Voice of the Persecuted, Catholics in Indonesia were warned by church officials to stay alert in the run up to and during Holy Week following a number of attacks on churches in several parts of the country. Holy Week begins on March 25 this year. On March 8, six men … Continue reading
UN ‘failing’ Eritrea’s detained Christians
Saturday, March 17, 2018 3:31 PM

Eritrea’s human rights record was again in the spotlight at the UN Human Rights Council earlier this week. Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, said in her opening remarks that over 100 people were arrested in Eritrea in 2017 for practising religions not officially recognised by the state, reports World Watch Monitor. A monitoring group … Continue reading
His Grace Abounds!
Thursday, March 15, 2018 2:07 AM

Results of Justification   1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: 2 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh … Continue reading
TURKEY: Daughter of Imprisoned U.S. Pastor Addresses the U.N. Human Rights Council
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 2:00 PM

On behalf of U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson, his daughter addressed the Human Rights Council in Geneva and directly spoke to the Turkish representative there as well. See video below. Advertisements
Hindu Extremists in Eastern India Attack Christians Coming Off Bus
Thursday, March 8, 2018 4:45 PM

(Morning Star News) – Christians on their way to a recent Christian camp in eastern India shared the purpose of their trip with fellow bus passengers, not realizing one of them was a Hindu extremist. He began to argue about conversion with the Christians, mostly women and children, including a native missionary from a ministry … Continue reading
Six pastors arrested following shutdown of 700 churches
Thursday, March 8, 2018 2:42 PM

(World Watch Monitor) Six pastors have been arrested and accused of “masterminding” a ploy to disobey the Rwandan government’s order to shut down over 700 churches in one province. The pastors were alleged to have held “illegal meetings with bad intentions”, the BBC reported. The churches in the central province of Kigali were ordered to halt operations … Continue reading
Mob attacks Christian worshipers in Pakistan
Monday, March 5, 2018 3:11 PM

(UCAN) Tension and fear gripped a Christian village in Pakistan’s Punjab province after an attack on worshippers at a Pakistan Gospel Assembly church. The assault took place at Village 77/4R in Sahiwal district on March 3. “More than two dozen men carrying sticks forced their way into the church and beat up Christian worshippers,” Pastor … Continue reading
Death and destruction as Boko Haram launches fresh attacks in Cameroon
Thursday, March 1, 2018 11:26 PM

(World Watch Monitor) Boko Haram insurgents continue to carry out attacks outside the borders of Nigeria, where the group began. The Islamists recently attacked two villages in northern Cameroon, close to the north-eastern border with Nigeria, leaving one person dead and many homes destroyed by fire. The 23 February attack on Virkaza and nearby Tchebechebe … Continue reading
Malaysian Federal Court refuses four people their right to affirm Christian identity
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 9:19 PM

(World Watch Monitor) Malaysia’s highest court dismissed an appeal today (27 February) against four appellants who wanted to be formally recognised as Christians. The five judges of the Malaysian Federal Court ruled that in matters of conversion away from Islam, it was necessary for them to consult the Islamic Sharia courts. The president of the … Continue reading
Kidnapping of Christian Girls in Kaduna, Nigeria Leads to Casualties, Area Christians Say
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 9:09 PM

Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim residents of Kasuwan Magani in northern Nigeria yesterday killed 12 Christians after an attempt to rescue two Christian teenage girls from Muslims who had kidnapped them and coerced them to convert, area residents told Morning Star News. James Madaki, a 50-year-old member of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), said … Continue reading
Pakistani Christian jumps out FIA window to escape torture/being forced to commit lewd act
Sunday, February 25, 2018 9:34 PM

Pakistan – Voice of the Persecuted received news of the injuries and inhumane treatment of Sajid Masih, a Christian, by FIA (Federal Investigation Authority) officers. Sajid is the cousin of Patras Masih who was recently accused of blasphemy by local Muslims in Shahdara, Lahore, an event that caused 800 Christian families to flee the neighborhood where … Continue reading
800 Christian families fled a Christian neighborhood after blasphemy accusation
Thursday, February 22, 2018 8:46 PM

(World Watch Monitor) Several Islamic clerics and a few Christian leaders held a press conference at a police station in Lahore, Pakistan, (20 February) to send a message to at least 800 families who fled a Christian neighbourhood in the city after a 20-year-old Christian man was accused of posting blasphemous content on Facebook, causing an angry … Continue reading
Two Rows by the Sea, 3rd anniversary of 21 Christians martyred in Libya
Thursday, February 15, 2018 7:33 PM

They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were tempted, they were put to death with the sword; they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated (men of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves and holes in the ground. Heb.11:37-38 My Brothers and Sisters, On … Continue reading
Iranian Christian Convert Admitted to Prison to Serve Sentence
Thursday, February 15, 2018 4:28 PM

Mohabat News — Last May, the Iranian Revolutionary Court had sentenced Naser Navard-Goltapeh to 10 years in prison for his faith. He has now been transferred to the infamous Evin prison in Tehran to serve his sentence. Mr. Navard-Goltapeh had appealed his sentence but an appeals court upheld his sentence on November 12, 2017 in branch … Continue reading
Monday, February 12, 2018 6:58 PM

By Dan Wooding (Assist News)  The Roman Colosseum will be illuminated by red lights later this month to draw attention to the persecution of Christians around the world, and especially in Syria and Iraq. On Saturday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. the Colosseum will be spotlighted in red, to represent the blood of Christians who … Continue reading
Pakistani Christians seeking refuge from persecution in crisis
Friday, February 2, 2018 8:07 PM

(Voice of the Persecuted) 2018 is here and many have started the year with resolutions to do well. We live in a society where we have the freedom to think, speak, pursue our dreams of what we’d like to be and most importantly, believe in our God without fear of persecution. On the other side … Continue reading
Sing a Little Louder (Persecuted Church)
Monday, January 29, 2018 11:08 PM

Dietrich Bonhoeffer once said, “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”  All over the world, Christians are experiencing more and more persecution. Let us never be caught singing a little louder, ignoring, or forgetting the … Continue reading