Indonesian authorities have forced two churches to close in just one month. Both closures came following threats by Islamic extremist groups who oppose the church in Indonesia.
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.
The situation for Christians in Nepal has deteriorated this year as the Criminal (Code) Act is used to target and accuse believers.
The pastor of a Baptist church, which has been seeking official registration for 25 years, lost an appeal when they were fined for holding a prayer meeting.
On 26 March, Pastor Elahi Mondol was released following his imprisonment earlier this month in Bangladesh. The allegations against him, based on a 2015 incident, were false, as per the testimony of witnesses.
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.