Christian Persecution

Religious Persecution

Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake. And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.
(Matthew 24:9-10)

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8/12/2019 3:04:00 AM
After Kashmir loses special status, region's Christians fear greater persecution

After the revocation of Kashmir's special status, Christians in the region are fearful that the change will lead to a wave of Hindu nationalism and with it, ...

8/1/2019 8:33:11 AM
Christians denounce persecution in Colombia
Evangelical Focus

Armed groups, guerrillas, militamen, criminal gangs and drug cartels see the church as an enemy to be eradicated”, a pastor says.

8/1/2019 6:29:00 AM
Rising Anti-Semitism and Christian Persecution

Synagogue shootings in the United States to Christians imprisoned in Iran or China, acts of both Anti-Semitism & Christian persecution are rising worldwide.

8/1/2019 4:47:45 AM
Syrian Christians in US fear deportation as their protected status is in 'jeopardy'
The Christian Post

Thousands of Syrian immigrants in the U.S., including Christians, could be at risk of deportation back to their dangerous and deadly home country as a decision ...

7/31/2019 9:03:26 PM
Congregation attacked by Hindu extremists in India
Mission Network News

India (MNN) — In India's Jharkhand state, Hindu extremists attacked, beat, and threatened eight believers who refused to recant their faith. David Curry of Open ...

7/31/2019 10:49:39 AM
Persecution group urges Nigeria to investigate reports of 16-y-o Leah Sharibu's death
The Christian Post

A persecution watchdog is calling on the Nigerian government to launch an investigation into reports that 16-year-old Leah Sharibu, the Nigerian schoolgirl ...

7/22/2019 3:52:23 AM
Fulani killings of Nigerian Christians meets standard for 'genocide,' Jubilee Campaign says
The Christian Post

An international human rights NGO has submitted research and data to the International Criminal Court contending that the standard for genocide has now been ...

7/21/2019 5:15:00 PM
Church of England bishop welcomes UK Government decision to accept recommendations of review into persecution of Christians
Sight Magazine

A Church of England bishop who headed a review into the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office's support for persecuted Christians has welcomed the ...

7/21/2019 11:31:52 AM
Donald Trump promises to support victims of religious persecution
Washington Times

President Donald Trump promised survivors of religious persecution who visited the Oval Office yesterday that he will forever support them in their attempts to ...

7/8/2019 7:57:10 AM
I was persecuted in Sudan for being a Christian, but America welcomed me
Chicago Daily Herald

Guest columnist Durmomo Gary: It's a hard thing growing up knowing that you can't become who you want to become -- not because you're not smart enough or ...

6/4/2019 8:42:04 AM
Pastor urges “strong wave of protest” after Assyrian Church in Iran shut down, cross removed
Barnabas Fund

Iranian security agents stormed into a 100-year-old Assyrian church and tore the cross from its tower in a major city in the north-west of the country on 9 May.

6/4/2019 8:30:05 AM
Muslim Clerics Threaten Sudanese Christian in Egypt

JUBA, South Sudan, June 4, 2019 (Morning Star News) – Days after Muslim leaders in Egypt came to his apartment to warn him to return to Islam, a Sudanese ...

6/4/2019 8:13:33 AM
Churches Shut Down, Demolished—Despite Deals with CCP
Bitter Winter

The compromises Three-Self churches made with the Chinese government only brought intensified persecution, not peace. Li Changshan “If you don’t follow the government’s demands, the church will be sealed off!” Government officials often threaten Christians in this way to force them to carry out all of the government’s policies. Even making deals with the CCP isn’t proving to be beneficial for the communities of the Three-Self Church, which have sought to make concessions with the party in order to keep the peace. Instead, the government’s crackdown on religion is just too powerful, too mena...

6/4/2019 6:53:37 AM
Global Christian Persecution Remains High, Media Interest Remains Low

While you might have seen a decrease in mainstream media reporting regarding Christian persecution, there has only been an increase in the persecution ...

6/4/2019 6:12:27 AM
Christian Refugees Denied Asylum in Sweden for Failing Difficult Theological Quiz

A number of Christian refugees have been denied asylum in Sweden after failing a difficult theology-based quiz which is administered by immigration authorities ...

5/6/2019 11:25:53 AM
Blind Indian Pastor Finally Acquitted, but Christians Targeted 80 Times by Violent Mobs So Far This Year
CBN News

A pastor's case took three years to be settled by an Indian court, but now his acquittal is being hailed as a triumph by Christian persecution watch groups.

5/6/2019 10:29:00 AM
Iran Admits Christianity Is Growing Despite Repression
Iran Focus

Interesting in Human Rights in Iran and the current events that are preventing them from happening? We are the top source for Iranian current news. Read more ...

5/6/2019 9:50:33 AM
Christian Persecution is on the Rise: Sri Lanka and Beyond

Christianity is under persecution now more than ever. According to the Tablet, a study shows that one-third of the world's population are victims of persecution, ...

5/6/2019 9:08:12 AM
80 Percent of World's Persecuted are Christians, New Report Says

An estimated 80 percent of all persecuted religious believers around the world are Christians, according to new British report that also says the level of ...

5/2/2019 1:53:40 PM
100 Nigerian Christians killed in April by Fulani militants, Boko Haram: NGO report
The Christian Post

At least 100 Christians in Nigeria were killed and hundreds of others injured in April, according to a human rights watchdog group warning that Fulani attacks ...

5/2/2019 8:37:07 AM
Funeral Held for Eight Nigerian Christians Killed After Driver 'Deliberately' Crashes Into Procession
Christian News Network

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Hundreds of family members and sympathizers on Saturday (April 27) attended a funeral in northeastern Nigeria for eight ...

4/30/2019 10:38:47 AM
'If You Continue to Preach Jesus, We Will Not Spare You': Nepali Pastor Filled With Fear – and Faith – Following Attack
Christian News Network

Photo Credit: Morning Star News (Morning Star News) – More than a month after men claiming to be Maoists in Nepal assaulted Dhurba Kumar Pariyar, the ...

4/30/2019 8:43:41 AM
At least six Christians killed in a church attack in Burkina Faso
Evangelical Focus

A pastor, two of his sons and three other worshippers died. “Europe must stand united against the persecution of Christians in Africa”, said Antonio Tajani, ...

4/30/2019 7:13:00 AM
Funeral Held for Eight Christians, Including Children, Killed in Easter Procession in Nigeria
Gospel Herald

Hundreds of family members and sympathizers on Saturday (April 27) attended a funeral in northeastern Nigeria for eight young Christians, six of them minors, ...

4/25/2019 12:36:05 PM
Is Religious Persecution in Russia Escalating? Elderly Baptist Pastor Charged for ‘Illegal’ Missionary Work

Christian groups in parts of Russia are concerned that persecution against their communities could be spreading, after a Baptist pastor was charged for “illegal” ...

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