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”.
Several churches and Christian organisations in the Philippines have been labelled “communist fronts” in a security briefing delivered by the Defence Secretary.
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. With this, the indigenous Christian population in Central Asia began to grow.
A month ago, the conflict in northern Syria escalated when Turkish troops attacked Kurdish-led forces. Following a ceasefire agreement, the immediate situation has defused, though many experts warn of longer-term consequences for Christians in the region.
Tou*, a house church leader in northern Laos, is no stranger to threats and attacks. His neighbours burned his barn, destroyed his tractor and tore down the roof of his house because of Tou’s faith in Jesus.
Monsoon rains are taking their toll across South Asia, with hundreds of thousands affected in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar.