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

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 […]

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Project: Myanmar – Aye Nan
  • 10 October 2018

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 […]

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

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 […]

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NIGERIA: Father’s Joy at Voice of Abducted Daughter
  • 30 August 2018

The father of a Nigerian schoolgirl being held by Islamist militant group since February has told the BBC he is delighted to hear her voice in a recently released audio recording. “It really is her voice. Before, I thought she wasn’t even alive,” Nathan Sharibu told BBC Pidgin. His daughter was kidnapped along with more […]

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Project Update: Bible School Students in China
  • 23 August 2018

VOM Australia, with the help of our supporters, has been able to sponsor four young Bible school students in their final semester of 2018. The three boys, aged 19, 20 and 22 and one girl, aged 22, are from poor Christian families. VOM has supported two of the students since 2017. VOM has provided funds […]

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PAKISTAN: Christian Brutally Beaten
  • 09 August 2018

On 2 August, Vishal Masih, an 18-year-old Pakistani Christian, was severely beaten by a group of Muslims after winning an arm-wrestling match in Nabipur village. Located in Sheikhupura District, Nabipur has become the latest site of religiously motivated violence in Pakistan. Waris Masih, Vishal’s cousin, described the violent incident days after it occurred. A day […]

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