Sydney woman Katie Graham was arrested a month ago in the small Nepalese town of Gularia, not far from the border of India.
Elijah* faced persecution since he was in the womb. He grew up in a family of strong Buddhists in Myanmar. His grandfather was the local sorcerer.
Just over a year ago, the city of Marawi in the southern Philippines was liberated from an Islamic extremist group linked to the Islamic State.
On October 31, Asia Bibi's 10-year blasphemy case reached a final verdict. The charges against her were dropped and her immediate release from prison was ordered.
Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman on death row for blasphemy since 2010, has won her final appeal.
Asia Bibi's 10-year blasphemy case has reached a final verdict. We are relieved to hear that the Pakistani Supreme Court has dropped the charges against Asia Bibi—charges that were based simply on her Christian identity and false accusations against her.
In India, Christians in rural villages are facing increased pressure and violence. Churches are being closed, believers asked to renounce their faith and beatings are just some of the pressure our brothers and sisters are facing.
Joyce, a leader in ministry to Muslim background believers, was taken by authorities over six months ago and hasn’t been seen since.