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.
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.
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.
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.
Frontline workers in Cuba recently celebrated the baptism of more than 100 believers as God’s kingdom continues to advance amid adversity and opposition.
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.
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.
Believers in a community in Bangladesh are requesting prayer after assailants destroyed their homes and attacked the women in the community.
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.
A Pentecostal pastor was arrested last Tuesday after distributing evangelical pamphlets and Bibles in Lalas village, Himachal Pradesh.
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.
At noon on 28 September, Niu Yunjie, a Christian from a house church in Wenshui County, was taken away by police officers.