Bishoy Armiya, Egypt's most famous Christian convert from Islam, has been arrested by national security forces.
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In national elections due in the next few months, observers warn that if a Hindu Nationalist government comes to power attacks on Christians in India will increase.
Three months after the Egyptian Army liberated Delga from militant Muslims, Islamists and criminals are terrorizing Christians in other towns across Egypt, human rights activists said, reports Dan Wooding, Founder of ASSIST Ministries.
The persecution of Christians is "the greatest story never told in the Western media" and "the vast majority of serious anti-Christian violence is carried out in the name of Islam," according to Ed West in an article for The Spectator, reports Christian Concern for our Nation.
This past weekend several Chinese Christians, including a Pastor and his relatives, were detained by officers in central China. Though details are still forthcoming, it appears local security forces implemented a scheme to gather up leaders from the Nanle County Christian Church and place them under arrest. A motive for the arrest is still unknown, as the church was part of the state-sanctioned system. According to Persecution.org,
In the gloom of a hilltop cave in Nigeria where she was held captive, Hajja had a knife pressed to her throat by a man who gave her a choice - convert to Islam or die.
More Christians were killed in Northern Nigeria last year than in the rest of the world combined, according to the head of a human rights organization.
Pastor says deliberate plot was hatched to discredit his church
A Turkish Protestant pastor arrested by police in the Black Sea province of Samsun this week is accused of involvement in prostitution and the human trafficking of refugees.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling on the Mexican government to prosecute local officials responsible for the unjust imprisonment and torture of four Protestant Christians from Nov. 5-8 in the western state of Oaxaca.
Close to 100 Christians have been kidnapped for ransom in southern Egypt since the 2011 revolution. Frustrated by police indifference, Christians are now demanding action.