India | Persecution Rising In Rural Villages

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.
| 21 August 2018

Sudan | Surprising Verdict For The Church

Five church leaders appeared in court on Wednesday 8 August, prepared to defend the ownership of their church’s property.
| 15 August 2018

Iran | Pastor Taken To Prison After Violent Raid On Home

On 22 July, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani was arrested in Iran and taken to prison after a violent raid.
| 9 August 2018
Image: Village in Rwanda - Adam Jones/CC

Rwanda | Over 8,000 Churches Closed This Year

The Rwanda Governance Board continues to close any church that fail to meet new requirements laid down at the beginning of the year.
| 2 August 2018