After two years of denying correspondence and four years of preventing his family from meeting with him, imprisoned Chinese Christian Zhang Haitao recently sent his family a letter from prison.
A recent report from the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East highlights the desperate circumstances facing many Iraqi Christians – both those residing in their country as well as those living as refugees.
For many years, the people of the Central African Republic have endured civil war as rebel groups fought against the ruling government.
Minister An Yankui and Zhang Chenghao were arrested and detained last November for attending a 2020 Christian conference in Malaysia, hosted by prominent Chinese-Indonesian Pastor Stephen Tong.
Fulani Militants attempted to rape a 16-year-old Christian girl on the morning of 8 August while she was walking with her mother to their farmland in Nkiendonwro village, roughly 32km from Jos, the capital of Plateau state.
Hmong Christians in the Nghe An province of Vietnam are suffering from severe persecution.
A Christian man and his son were attacked by a 43-year-old Muslim man in Giza, Egypt in the early hours of the morning on 28 July.
Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists in Nigeria have killed six pastors and kidnapped 27 Christians of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in the past seven months, according to an ECWA report.
On 5 December 2021, Panshi Church (Church of the Rock) held a Sunday service in a remote single-story house in a local water plant in Huinong District, China. Their gathering was raided by state security personnel, local police, and personnel from the Religious Affairs Bureau.
After a woman named Malaramma led a Hindu priest and his family to faith in Jesus Christ, the former priest urged her to raise funds to build a new worship hall next to his home.
Soulayman is a Fulani painter who came to faith in Christ through the witness of a missionary who had hired him.
Gunmen broke into the home of Pastor Daniel Umaru in Njairi, Adamawa State, during the early morning hours of 6 July. The results of the attack were devastating to the family.