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  • 18 January 2021
Project: Help for Christians in Pakistan.

Last year Voice of the Martyrs, together with our supporters, was able to help many persecuted Christians in Pakistan. A summary of the field report is below: Although 2020 was challenging in many ways, by the grace of God, the work of the Lord continued. This project provided support to Christians facing systemic discrimination in […]

  • 18 January 2021
Project: Christmas Care China

Christmas Care 2020 blessed Christian children living in remote villages in China. A summary of the field report is below: Children in three remote villages were blessed with Christmas Care packs in December. It took between eight to ten hours for us to travel to each village. The villages do not have electricity or running […]

  • 13 January 2021
UGANDA: Christian Convert Killed

Yusuf Kintu, a 41-year-old former Imam of Macca Mosque in Dolwe Island, Mayuge District was killed on 7 December by a Muslim mob. Yusuf had converted to Christianity a week before he was attacked. According to Pastor Andrew Nyanma of the Full Gospel Church Dolwe, Yusuf had put his faith in Christ on 30 November […]

  • 13 January 2021
PAKISTAN: Muslim Supervisors Kill Two Christian Women

Police in Lahore recovered the bodies of two Christian sisters whose Muslim supervisors pressured them to convert to Islam before killing them. Mushtaq Masih said that police informed him on 4 January that officers had found the decomposed bodies of his 28-year-old wife, Sajida Mushtaq, and her sister, Abida Qaiser, bound and bundled into sacks […]

  • 13 January 2021
LAOS: Next Door to the Enemy

Tensions have deepened in a Khmu village where two families have come to Christ and one lives next door to a high-ranking solider, who despises Christians. Recently, a Christian from another village came to speak with the two families, who had asked him to show them how to accept Christ. When the Christian leader arrived, […]

  • 06 January 2021
PAKISTAN: Displaced Christian Families Return Home Under Police Protection

Hundreds of Christian families have returned to their homes in Pakistan after threats of mob violence forced them to flee last month. On 27 December, hundreds of Christian families fled the Charar neighbourhood of Lahore after a local pastor’s faith-based social media post was deemed offensive by Muslims. “Pastor Raja Waris published a faith-based post […]

  • 06 January 2021
LAOS: Permission to Follow Christ Denied

When Wat and his wife wanted to accept Christ, the front line worker who shared the Gospel with them was afraid. He knew their village head was a tough man. So he advised them to ask for permission first. The couple asked for permission, but the village head did not give it. They accepted Christ […]

  • 06 January 2021
NIGERIA: Islamists Execute Five Christians

Islamist militants executed five Christians in Nigeria over Christmas. In a video of the killing, they declare: “This is a warning to Christians in all parts of the world and those in Nigeria.” The terrorist group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed responsibility for the killings. ISWAP is a splinter group of Boko Haram, […]

  • 21 December 2020
Nigeria: Testimony

“My name is Mashingil Philemon of Rugu community, Gashish, Barkin Ladi LGA, Plateau State, Nigeria. I am married and have four children. I was a successful farmer. “On 23 June 2018, I was sitting with my friend; we were talking with one another. Suddenly we heard gunshots, so we ran into the community to see […]

  • 21 December 2020
Pakistan: Health Care for Christians

Christians in Pakistan face difficulty, discrimination and persecution because of their Christian identity. Making up just 1.8% of the population, they are relegated to the lowest, dirtiest, most menial jobs. Christians are among the most impoverished in Pakistan and are susceptible to debilitating health conditions. Most work as bonded labourers in brick kilns, in factories, […]

  • 21 December 2020
From our CEO: January 2021

Dear Friends, In many restricted nations, Christians have been further marginalised during the pandemic. Many have been denied daily food, safe refuge and much-needed medical help. Lives have been lost due to a lack of medical help as treatment was not given to those Christians in a timely manner. In the last eight months we […]

  • 21 December 2020
Where Are They Now? JATYA: India

November 2017 Newsletter Jatya lives in a village heavily populated with paid informants of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a national volunteer organisation with millions of members who intimidate and even force Christians to return to their nation’s Hindu roots. In 1992, Jatya was ordered to sign a document promising to stop sharing the Gospel. […]