MYANMAR: Imprisoned Pastor Cannot Leave Wa State
  • 26 March 2020

Rev Ai was arrested in 2018 along with other Christian leaders during a separatist crackdown in Wa State. His family struggled while he was in prison, and members of the Wa State Army prevented other believers from helping them. Ai was released after several months, but the situation remains very difficult for Christians in the […]

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INDIA: Children Beaten and Threatened
  • 27 February 2020

Christians in the village of Malasamudra, Karnataka were gathered for worship in the early morning of 19 January when 20 Hindu militants from the village came up the steps and began taking photos and video footage. The adults gathered, tried to stop the intruders from taking pictures of the children but were pushed away. The […]

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MYANMAR: Pastor Imprisoned for Sharing the Gospel
  • 27 February 2020

A pastor in Wa state served two months of hard labour in a prison camp recently after religious authorities noticed an increasing number of people converting to Christianity. Pastor Sam often accompanied his wife to market days in the area, where she sold fresh fruit and vegetables. They both took the opportunity to share the […]

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IRAN: Christian Prisoner Requests Prayer
  • 12 February 2020

Nasser and three visitors from Azerbaijan were arrested on 24 June 2016 at a private gathering in Tehran. They were held in solitary confinement for two months in Evin Prison and endured intense interrogation. Following a court hearing on 23 May 2017, Judge Mashallah Ahmadzadeh sentenced Nasser (and the Azerbaijani defendants in absentia) to 10 […]

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INDIA: Pastor Brutally Attacked, then Jailed on False Charges
  • 30 January 2020

Pastor Jai is unable to walk after extremists took turns to beat him in a vicious assault earlier this month. His attackers are still at large – yet he has been charged with “forced conversion”. A huge mob surrounded his house church in Bichpari, Haryana state, before around 30 people dragged Pastor Jai outside, along […]

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