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  • 06 August 2020
PAKISTAN: Call to Expel All Christians

A video from a Muslim cleric has gone viral in Pakistan, promoting hatred towards Christians and demanding that all of them be thrown out of the country. Referring to the followers of Jesus as “the worst infidels of the universe,” the cleric speaking in the video declares that “Christians have no right to live in […]

  • 06 August 2020
EGYPT: “The Lord Jesus Has Chosen You…”

A young man was beaten, held captive and later disinherited after becoming interested in Christianity. Ahmed was 16 when he found a scrap of paper on his bus seat that said, “The Lord Jesus has chosen you for Him.” This piqued his curiosity and set him on a journey of seeking Jesus. When his family […]

  • 30 July 2020
LAOS: No Rice for Christians

Seven families from two tribal groups are nearing starvation after village authorities confiscated their farmland because of their faith in Christ. About 50 people from the Khmu and Hmong tribes form the seven families. “Their faith is strong, and everyone is actively serving one another and the Lord,” wrote a VOM partner. The families are […]

  • 30 July 2020
CHINA: Government Orders Low-Income Families to Abandon their Faith or Lose Financial Aid

In the Chinese government’s continuing persecution of Christians, poor families are now being told to renounce their faith or lose welfare benefits. The Chinese economy has been deeply affected by the coronavirus pandemic, especially low-income households struggling to make ends meet. Now government officials are ordering Christians who receive welfare payments to replace crosses, religious […]

  • 30 July 2020
KOREA: Accused as Criminals for Bible Distribution

The Bible remains essential to the church in North Korea today, and The Voice of the Martyrs Korea is determined to continue getting God’s Word into this closed nation through the use of various innovative methods. However, these efforts have recently become a point of contention with leaders of the South Korean government who are […]

  • 27 July 2020
Emergency Relief for Displaced Christians in Burkina Faso

Christians in the north of this small African nation are suffering because of their faith. Many have been forced to flee their homes, leaving everything behind. Armed groups, including some aligned with al-Qaida and Islamic State, are waging a campaign of indiscriminate killing, beginning with occasional attacks that have intensified over time. Some of the […]