A Christian woman has begun serving a one-year prison sentence in one of Iran’s most notorious prisons. Authorities arrested Fatemeh and charged her with “propaganda against the regime.”
Seven secondary schools run by religious minorities, including Christians, have been targeted and seized by authorities.
Indonesian authorities have forced two churches to close in just one month.
Tou*, a house church leader in northern Laos, is no stranger to threats and attacks.
Monsoon rains are taking their toll across South Asia, with hundreds of thousands affected in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar.
Family members of North Korean defectors are being held hostage to put pressure on those who have fled.