Author Archive | Sandra Harries


NIGERIA: Killing Spree by the Fulani Herdsmen

For four days from the 21 June, Fulani herdsman went on a killing spree and wiped out northern Nigerian villages in Plateau state surrounding the city of Jos. At least 200 Christians lost their lives in the massacre. Currently, over 3,000 survivors have lost their homes and families with no

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KYRGYZSTAN: Church of Muslim Converts Told to Close

A church in Kyrgyzstan that is home to many former Muslims has been ordered to cease its Sunday worship. A local source told World Watch Monitor that services at the church, which is led by a convert from Islam, have been interrupted twice in the

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INDIA: Twenty Christians Severely Injured

On Monday 2 July, 20 Christians were seriously injured in an assault on a prayer meeting in Raikashipur village, located in the Pratapgarh District of India’s Uttar Pradesh State. According to local reports, a mob of 35 Hindu radicals stormed the meeting and beat the

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Myanmar Mission Project 2018 by Evie Nick

I had the privilege of travelling to Myanmar on behalf of Voice of the Martyrs from 13 to 17 June. Our destination was Myitkyina, to connect with leaders who were helping to organise an emergency project to feed 2700 people. Many of the Christian Kachin

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CHINA: Christian Couple Detained for Sharing their Faith

Pastor Liang Ziliang and several other church members in Heshan, Guangdong, were distributing Christian brochures and carrying anti-abortion banners in a local park when police began to photograph them. That night, Liang and his wife, Li Yinxiu, were called to the police station and detained

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Successful Fundraising Dinner

Voice of the Martyrs Australia held a first and successful fundraising dinner at Liverpool Catholic Club (LCC) on Saturday night, with all funds going to our Bibles and Rice appeal. More than 200 people attended the dinner which included numerous speakers. Among them were speakers from

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