Iran: More Restrictions, More Growth
  • 25 February 2020

The people of Iran are suffering ever-increasing hardships under the mullahs who control their government. International sanctions have derailed the country’s economy, causing the price of a bag of fruit to increase tenfold over the past two years while rent has more than quadrupled. Unsure at times of where their next meal will come from, […]

Read More
Project: Bibles Plus 2019
  • 25 February 2020

In 2019, Voice of the Martyrs, together with our supporters, funded Bibles Plus packs, including distribution to remote areas of the Philippines and India. Believers living in Mindanao, Philippines face severe persecution and have limited access to Christian resources, especially those living in rural, mountainous areas. Bibles Plus packs were distributed in remote areas of […]

Read More
Persecution in Iran
  • 25 February 2020

Iran is the only nation in the world whose official state religion is Shiite Islam. Its government is among the most oppressive regimes in the world. It is illegal to leave Islam, and Christians face the constant threat of imprisonment and being falsely charged with “acting against national security”. Christians are persecuted by government authorities, […]

Read More
Bibles in Iran
  • 24 February 2020

Bibles are highly restricted in Iran. It is illegal to import them and illegal to have Bibles printed in the country. Since they are so difficult to obtain, Bibles are treasured by Iranian believers. VOM is actively involved in distributing God’s Word to believers inside Iran. Our distribution partners have smuggled 120,000 Bibles into Iran. […]

Read More
Mariam: Rescued by Jesus
  • 24 February 2020

Mariam was abused as a young girl. As a teen, she took 12 pills a day to treat her depression. She was an atheist, believing no god would allow her to suffer so much. The betrayal by her father and abuse by another man left Mariam hating men. Without hope, she tried suicide five times. […]

Read More
From our CEO: March 2020
  • 24 February 2020

Dear Friends, Global news is filled with media coverage of Iran. Current events in Iran have highlighted the ongoing struggle between a self-serving regime and those who seek liberty. Those who oppose the current system are being dealt with harshly; many have been killed. However, the turbulent times in Iran have created many positives for […]

Read More
LAOS: Destroyed House Church Now Larger than Before
  • 20 February 2020

Most Laotians consider themselves Buddhist, but they generally practise a syncretistic version of Buddhism mixed with tribal animism. Christianity is viewed as an American religion or as a tool of the CIA to undermine the Laotian regime. Believers are persecuted by family members or village authorities who are concerned that Christians offend the spirits. In […]

Read More
MALAYSIA: Pastor Raymond Koh Still Missing
  • 20 February 2020

It’s been three years since the abduction of Pastor Raymond Koh in Malaysia. On Monday morning, 13 February 2017, Pastor Raymond was driving his car to visit a friend’s house. He never arrived. He was stopped in Petaling Jaya, Selangor State by unknown assailants and abducted in broad daylight. He has not been seen or heard […]

Read More
SRI LANKA: Pastor Harassed by Mob and Police
  • 20 February 2020

As believers gathered for worship in the village of Ihala Yakkura on the morning of 2 February, a mob of around 150 people, led by Buddhist monks, arrived and disrupted the service by questioning the owner of the premises. The pastor called the police, who were able to maintain peace until the service concluded, even […]

Read More
PAKISTAN: Abducted Christian Teenage Girl is Rescued
  • 20 February 2020

Pakistani Christian Sneha, 14, of Bahar Colony, Lahore, was kidnapped last month but has since been rescued and reunited with her family. Sneha is the youngest daughter of Sabir Masih. She was a student of 9th Standard at Franciscan Girls High School, and in the evening, she also attended a local academy for tuition to prepare […]

Read More
Project: Big Letter Bibles in Mongolia
  • 18 February 2020

In 2019, Voice of the Martyrs Australia funded the printing and distribution of 4,200 copies of large print Bibles to Mongolia and China. Voice of the Martyrs support workers visited the distribution areas and saw the peaceful distribution of the Bibles without any trouble or interruption from the government or police. ‘S’, 91 is an […]

Read More
BANGLADESH: Rohingya Christians Attacked
  • 12 February 2020

A pastor and his daughter were among those abducted during a large-scale attack targeting Rohingya Christians in a refugee camp. According to local partners, kidnappers forced the girl to marry an older Muslim man. Several other families reported kidnappings as well. The attack, which occurred in the Kutapalong, the world’s largest refugee camp, left 12 […]

Read More