Not Forgotten: Susan in Uganda
  • 28 January 2020

Susan Ithungu accepted Christ as a young girl in 2009. When her Muslim father found out, he beat and threatened her in unsuccessful attempts to force her to deny Christ. He then locked her in a small space in their mud shanty. She was rescued after six months, having survived on small amounts of food […]

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Project: Kids in Turkey
  • 07 January 2020

There are very few Christian youth in Turkey and many of them can feel discouraged and isolated while some are even bullied for their faith in Christ. With financial support from Voice of the Martyrs Australia, Kids in Turkey helped address this area of need and for the first time last year, began a youth […]

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ARAJ: The Cost of Following Christ
  • 28 October 2019

Araj, 16, was living with her parents and three sisters in Upper Egypt. Her parents’ marriage had not been a happy one. They used to spend much of their time arguing with one another and eventually separated. Araj’s mother, Malli, left the marriage and along with her four daughters moved to another area. The family […]

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MIRIAM: The Cost of Following Christ
  • 28 October 2019

As a university student, Miriam never wore a hijab. One day a Muslim lecturer asked, “Are you Christian?” When Miriam answered, “No sir, I am Muslim”, the professor became very angry and shouted, “Why you don’t wear hijab as a Muslim lady, to protect yourself as the Koran says?” He warned her that she would […]

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Life at School
  • 28 October 2019

After the age of 10, every child in Turkey must attend Islamic education classes. However, Beren’s family are Christian and so they were able to obtain permission for an exemption. During religion classes Beren was permitted to sit in another room and do other schoolwork. Beren would also not need to attend the religious exams. […]

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NIGERIA: Kidnapping in a Christian High School
  • 17 October 2019

Gunmen abducted six girls and two staff members from a Christian-run boarding school on 3 October. They forced their way into The Engravers’ College in the village of Kakau Daji, Kaduna State in the early morning. According to witnesses, the attackers were Fulani herdsmen, a group responsible for considerable violence in recent years. The governor […]

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