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CHINA: Failed Appeals

A court in China’s north-western Xinjiang denied the appeals of five Christians, condemning them to lengthy prison sentences. A Chinese court rejected the appeals of Zheng Lan, Cheng Yajie, Wang Lulu, Liu Yan, and Yang Zhaocun, Christians facing 3-5 year sentences for “gathering a crowd

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EGYPT: Four More Copts Killed

Coptic Christians in Egypt are reeling from a fresh spate of murders, which they fear are part of a jihadist campaign against them. Three Coptic men were found dead in the space of eight days from the last week of June to the first week

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IRAN: Four More Christians Receive 10 Year Sentences

Iranian Christians request prayer for Christian converts Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh and Saheb Fadaie, who have been given 10 year prison sentences for propagating house churches and promoting “Zionist Christianity”. Yousef and Mohammadreza have also been sentenced to 2 years’ exile, Yousef in

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PHILIPPINES: Young Girl’s Unwavering Faith

In the Philippines, one girl has stood firm for her Christian faith despite her young age. Not too long after accepting Christ, Jen-Jen began to experience pressure from adult authority figures, one of whom was a school teacher with militant views. One day, the teacher

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INDIA: Pray for Pastor Falgun and His Family

Hindu militants attacked a Christian family recently as they prayed in their own home. On 3 May, Pastor ‘Falgun’, his wife and his sister and brother-in-law were praying for a sick neighbour when about 10 members of a Hindu extremist group rushed into the home

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IRAN: Four Christians Receive 10 Year Sentences

A judge in Iran has sentenced four Christians to 10 years imprisonment each for engaging in missionary activities and “conducting activities against national security.” Judge Ahmedzadeh handed down the sentences in the case involving Iranian national Nasser Navard Goltape, and Yusif Farhadov, Eldar Gurbanov and

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