Nearly three weeks after police and riot police raided a Sunday worship service in Gomel in south-east Belarus, a court fined Pastor Sergei Nikolaenko for leading an unapproved religious meeting. Nikolaenko’s Reformed Orthodox Transfiguration Church has already been banned from meeting and police have searched
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Tabita Adamu and two of her eight children were among five killed in a suicide bomb attack on a church on 5 July. Tabita is the sister of Habila Adamu, who survived being shot in the face by Boko Haram in 2012. Habila, whom VOM
A new report from Human Rights Watch claims the oppression of Vietnam’s Christian Montagnards (mountain people) has reached a critical state. The report, Persecuting “Evil Way” Religion: Abuses against Montagnards in Vietnam, claims government authorities have arrested Christians, detaining them sometimes for days or even months.
Iranian Christians rejoice in a positive development in the case of Farshid Fathi, in prison since December 2010, who has been informed that he is due for early release. Farshid was among 22 believers arrested in Tehran on 26 December 2010 as part of a
Members of Boko Haram have reportedly come to faith in Christ after missionaries fearlessly preached the Gospel in north-eastern Nigeria. A Nigerian ministry affiliated with Christian Aid has aggressively sought to plant churches in some of the most dangerous parts of Nigeria, paving the way