Malaysian pastor Raymond Koh was abducted with the involvement of state agents, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUKAHAM) declared on 3 April, following a year-long inquiry into Pastor Koh’s disappearance.
On 26 March, Pastor Elahi Mondol was released following his imprisonment earlier this month in Bangladesh.
As the Syrian civil war enters what could be its last year, Christians are trying to rebuild in the face of an uncertain future.
On Friday, 15 March, two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand were attacked. 50 people lost their lives, with another 50 people injured.
Egypt legalised 156 churches and service buildings on Tuesday, 5 March. The total number of approved Christian churches in Egypt is now 783.
People living in North Korea are facing a dire situation. As the world focuses on the diplomatic stalemate between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, the food crisis is worsening.
On 24 January, Jakarta’s former governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok was released from prison. He served almost two years for blasphemy against Islam.
On 15 January, Pervaiz Masih was released after spending three-and-half years in prison, charged with insulting the prophet Mohammad in September 2015.