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  • 08 November 2018
KYRGYZSTAN: Young Convert Suffers Severe Beating

A young Christian in the village of Tamchi, Kyrgyzstan, was left fighting for his life after three Muslim men badly beat him on 17 October. The attackers cornered Eldos, a 25-year-old convert from Islam, and attempted to force him to recite the shahada, the Islamic creed used to signify conversion. When Eldos refused, he was […]

  • 05 November 2018
PAKISTAN: Government gives in to Protesters, Asia Free in Name Only

Asia Bibi, a Christian woman, who has spent eight years on death row, was acquitted on 31 October of blasphemy charges in a Supreme Court ruling. The court threw out all charges, saying β€˜the prosecution has categorically failed to prove its case.’ The ruling sparked three days of protests that brought swathes of Pakistan to […]

  • 31 October 2018
PAKISTAN: Asia Bibi Acquitted

A Christian woman who was sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy has won her appeal and been acquitted in a landmark ruling. Asia Bibi was convicted in 2010 after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad in a row with her neighbours. She always maintained her innocence, but has spent most of the past […]

  • 25 October 2018
NIGERIA: Aid Worker Killed; Leah “Slave for Life”

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), the Boko Haram faction currently holding 15-year-old Leah Sharibu, has released a statement claiming to have executed a second Red Cross aid worker during the past month. In the statement, the group claimed that Hauwa Leman, along with Saifura Ahmed (who was killed in September), were apostates because they […]

  • 10 October 2018
Project: Myanmar – Aye Nan

Aye Nan was fifteen when her father, U Aih Cum, was killed for his faith after a house church meeting in Myanmar. U Aih Cum was passionate about reaching others with the true Gospel message. His feet and hands were removed, he was stabbed and cut multiple times in a vicious attack. Aye Nan, the […]

  • 04 October 2018
PAKISTAN: Christian Schoolgirl Thrown from Building for Refusing Marriage Proposal

A Pakistani Christian girl is struggling for her life, after she was thrown from the second floor of a building. The attack took place after she refused to convert to Islam and marry a Muslim boy. Benish Paul, of Karachi, was taken to a local hospital in a critical condition, with severe spinal injuries. Benish’s […]