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ETHIOPIA: Facing Persecution in a Christian Country

The day Abeda* came to faith in Jesus Christ was the joyous culmination of a difficult time in her life. The Ethiopian mother had been suffering from a life-threatening illness when she had a dream of...

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IRAN: Overseas Conversion Leads to Prison Sentence

For some time, an Iranian woman named Laleh Saati lived in Malaysia and, while there, she was baptised as a Christian. Not wanting to return to Iran, Laleh applied for asylum, but the process continue...

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Vietnam: From the Field

Vietnam has a repressive communist government that actively restricts Christian worship. In rural areas of Vietnam, local authorities view Christianity as a foreign threat and often use arrests, intim...

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PAKISTAN: Student Accused of Blasphemy

Ashbeel Ghauri was recently arrested following accusations from a former classmate that he had allegedly disrespected Islam during a WhatsApp conversation. According to Ashbeel's father, Babar, the...

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CHINA: Detained Preacher Subjected to Abuse and Delays

The family of Chang Hao is calling for prayer after learning that conditions in prison have significantly worsened for the disabled Christian man. During a previous visit with his lawyer, Chang descri...

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MIDDLE EAST: Parents of Convert Shoot Relative

In Iraq, Christian converts from Islam are abused and rejected by their families. In addition, they may be killed or persecuted by clan or tribe members, government authorities or extremist groups. ...

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NEPAL: Young Bride’s Refusal to Renounce Faith Brings Husband to Christ

Anisha and Ashish, who married early in 2023, went to a local church in search of healing from demonic spirits that harassed Ashish. Church members prayed for them, and Ashish was healed. The newly...

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INDONESIA: House Church Forced to Cease Worship

A video of the disbandment of a Sunday worship service at a resident’s house in Balaraja, Tangerang Regency, on the island of Java, Indonesia, recently went viral on social media. Neighbours broke u...

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KENYA: Muslim Extremists Kill Evangelist

On 8 March, Muslim extremists ambushed and killed an evangelist from Kenya and severely injured three others from Uganda near a town on Kenya’s border with Uganda, sources said. The four Christia...

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