Recently in Persecution Category
A Christian worker was without his wife and five children Saturday, October 27, as Pakistani police sent him to jail on "false" charges of "blasphemy" against Islam, a rights group said.
'They are killing the flower of our youth, the future of this nation' laments students' leader
Two weeks after the barbaric murder of about 40 students at three Mubi colleges in Northern Nigeria, there are still more questions than answers. President Goodluck Jonathan's visit to relatives of the victims has failed to reveal any motive for the attacks.
The civil war in Syria continues to claim lives. More than 30,000 have already died in the conflict. Now, with the rule of law unbridled, innocent Christians are becoming victims as radicals take advantage of the situation.
At least dozens of Christians detained as part of a massive crackdown on evangelicals in Iran remained behind bars Sunday, October 21, "in a hell on earth" and there were concerns about the health of a jailed prominent pastor, an official with close knowledge about the situation said.
Much has been written and said about the new season of openness for Christians in Cuba. But those who are able to speak freely say that the persecution is still there, though it is now better concealed.
Massive arrests of evangelical Protestant Christians, including many former Muslims, are reported in Iran, with men and women being dragged to prisons across the Islamic nation.
'What if it's this Sunday?' questioned congregation, yet did not give into fear
An evangelical Pakistani pastor was recovering of his injuries Tuesday, October 9, after he was shot by suspected Islamic militants who oppose his Christian activities, an advocacy group said.