NIGERIA: Reports of “Unfolding Genocide”
  • 09 July 2020

For several years, suffering has been a way of life for Christians in Nigeria. In 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened a preliminary examination into this troubling situation which was formerly caused by the violence of Boko Haram militants. Thousands of lives have been lost throughout the years that have followed, along with the […]

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CHINA: Church Demolished, Christians Hospitalised
  • 01 July 2020

In the morning of 12 June, around 200 officials from various government departments arrived at the Sunzhuang Church with cranes and heavy-duty machinery. Personnel from the Zhengzhou High-Tech District Ethnic and Religious Affairs Bureau forced their way into the church and took control of the Christians gathered there. They did not show any legal documents. […]

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INDIA: Hindu Militants Install Idol Inside Church
  • 01 July 2020

Last week, a statue of a monkey-headed Hindu god was installed inside a Protestant AOG church that was undergoing renovations, in Haryana, northern India. The Hindu activists responsible then manhandled the church pastor and vandalised the building. The group claims that a Hindu temple once existed there, though they have failed to produce any documents […]

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CHINA: Authorities Attack Christian Property
  • 18 June 2020

Authorities in China’s Fujian province destroyed more than a dozen Christian homes on 11 June. At around 9am, more than 100 officials from various government departments arrived at the homes of Xingguang Church members. They moved furniture from the homes into the hallway. They yelled, “What are you recording!” at a person filming the incident […]

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INDIA: Pastor Brutally Beaten by Hindu Radicals
  • 04 June 2020

On Thursday 28 May, Pastor Dinesh Kumar was brutally beaten by radical Hindu nationalists in the Mau district of Uttar Pradesh, India. Pastor Kumar was returning from a prayer meeting when he was attacked and remains unconscious in the hospital. According to local sources, several unidentified individuals followed Pastor Kumar on motorcycle as he was […]

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