SRI LANKA: Theology Student Brutally Assaulted
  • 21 August 2019

While a Christian theology student was conducting a worship service, a few residents led by Buddhist monks stood outside the establishment, questioning his religious activities and demanding to see his identification. Thereafter the group physically assaulted him and demanded that he leave the village immediately. The student is presently suffering from injuries to his head, […]

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MEXICO: Protestants Forcibly Displaced
  • 08 August 2019

Four protestant Christians were forcibly displaced on Sunday 28 July by leaders in the village of Cuamontax Huazalingo in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. Community leaders told the victims that the expulsion was the consequence of their failure to sign an agreement that bans Protestants from entering the village. Also because of a press conference […]

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PAKISTAN: Christian Prayer Service Attacked by Mob
  • 01 August 2019

On 23 July, Internal Salvation Church, a church located in Bhiki village in the Sheikhupura district of Punjab, was attacked by a mob of Muslim men. According to local reports, these men barged into the church during a prayer service and beat several members of the congregation. Javaid David, Chairman of the Hope for Light, […]

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Beaten Body, Bold Witness
  • 28 July 2019

In 2016 Pastor Kabir was dragged off a bus on his way home from church and brutally beaten while attackers repeatedly asked him to deny Christ. During the attack he stood firm in his faith, continually saying, “I am going to serve the Lord only.” Pastor Kabir finished leading a prayer service at Saviour’s Church […]

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CAMEROON: Boko Haram Displaces Thousands
  • 25 July 2019

Boko Haram has been wreaking havoc and destruction across northern Nigeria and the Lake Chad regions of Cameroon, Chad, and Niger for over a decade. Earlier this month, the terrorist group again attacked a group of villages in northern Cameroon, displacing as many as 1,100 Christian families. This attack took place on 10 July in […]

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