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  • 19 October 2021
NEPAL: Sold into Slavery, Redeemed by Christ

At age 17, Soni was sold into slavery by her own aunt. She spent three decades as a prostitute in India before a Nepali Christian helped her escape.

  • 19 October 2021
CHINA: Authorities Tell ERCC Christians to Leave their Homes

Government persecution against the Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) in Chengdu continues. On Sunday 22 August, officials arrested 28 people gathered in a home for a worship service.

  • 19 October 2021
PAKISTAN: Record Rise Forced Conversion Cases

The People’s Commission for Minorities’ Rights (PCMR) and The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), two Pakistan-based organisations, have reported a record rise in forced conversion cases of minority girls in Pakistan since 2020.

  • 19 October 2021
SRI LANKA: Family Refused Christian Burial

After a member of the Grama Missionary Church in Karukkamunai, Sri Lanka passed away, the family arranged for a funeral to be held at the public cemetery on 27 September.

  • 13 October 2021
CUBA: More than 100 New Believers Baptised

Frontline workers in Cuba recently celebrated the baptism of more than 100 believers as God’s kingdom continues to advance amid adversity and opposition.

  • 13 October 2021
NIGERIA: Jihad Expands in Niger and Kogi States

In April, Boko Haram seized control of 42 communities in eastern Niger State, hoisting its flag a mere two-hour drive from Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital.

  • 12 October 2021
CHINA: Christian Receptionist Released

Shenzhen Christian Han Li, who had been sentenced to one year and three months in prison for selling Bible players, was released on 1 October.

  • 12 October 2021
BANGLADESH: Assailants Attack Christian Women

Believers in a community in Bangladesh are requesting prayer after assailants destroyed their homes and attacked the women in the community.

  • 06 October 2021
NIGERIA: Ten Christian Students Released from Captivity in Nigeria

In the early hours of 5 July, gunmen invaded Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Nigeria, and kidnapped an estimated 121 students.

  • 06 October 2021
INDIA: Pastor Arrested, Falsely Accused of Forcefully Converting Hindus

A Pentecostal pastor was arrested last Tuesday after distributing evangelical pamphlets and Bibles in Lalas village, Himachal Pradesh.

  • 06 October 2021
NORTH KOREA: Christians Portrayed as Monsters, Murderers and Spies to Deter Faith

It is well known that the North Korean regime has no tolerance for religion, but a recent report by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) details how the Workers Party of Korea led by Kim Jong Un targets and tortures Christians and other people of faith while going to great lengths to conceal its crimes.

  • 06 October 2021
CHINA: Christian detained for “participating in secret societies”

At noon on 28 September, Niu Yunjie, a Christian from a house church in Wenshui County, was taken away by police officers.