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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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NIGERIA: Christians March in Protest of Killings
  • 12 February 2020

On 3 February, approximately 5 million Nigerian Christians marched and protested in 28 Nigerian states. The three-mile march was led by the General Overseer, Enoch Adeboye, of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Lagos. The walk was the culmination of a three day fast, requested by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to raise […]

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