Experts have expressed concern as the Chinese government plan to introduce new laws ensuring tighter restrictions and monitoring of all religious activity.
Open Doors has just released the 2020 World Watch List, showing the 50 most dangerous countries to follow Jesus.
A pastor in Tajikistan has been freed just before Christmas after spending three years in prison for worshipping in his church.
11 Christians have lost their lives in an attack by Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab on Kenya’s border.
Three Protestant pastors have lost their appeal after being given four to five-year jail terms for leading a church in Almaty. This is the country’s third criminal case against the church and its leaders.
A family of three were attacked and seriously wounded by a neighbour in Al-Nasriyah. Despite their injuries, Egyptian authorities labelled the attack “a normal quarrel”.
As conflict escalates in northern Syria, 40,000 to 50,000 Christians are caught up in its midst. Bomb explosions have left people injured and reduced houses, shops and schools to rubble. Christians must make the difficult choice between remaining in their homes or fleeing.
A believer in Central Asia has been attacked by his extended family after they found out about his faith in Jesus. They seriously injured him, burned down his barn and killed all his livestock.