Several churches and Christian organisations in the Philippines have been labelled “communist fronts” in a security briefing delivered by the Defence Secretary. The briefing came the same day that religious leaders demonstrated against the silencing of government critics in Manila.
Iranian Authorities have sentenced nine Christian men to five years in prison, accused of “acting against national security”.
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the demise of the Berlin Wall, and the fall of the Soviet Union.
A month ago, the conflict in northern Syria escalated when Turkish troops attacked Kurdish-led forces.
This Sunday, 3 November, is International Day Of Prayer. It’s a chance for us to unite globally as one body and one Church as we pray with our persecuted brothers and sisters.
As China continues to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic, the lavish celebrations mask the increasing difficulties that religious minorities face in the country.
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.