NIGERIA, CHINA, INDIA: Persecution Set to Rise in 2019
  • 10 January 2019

In Nigeria, Fulani militants look set to continue devastating attacks against Christians in the north and central Nigeria. In the first six months of 2018 alone, they killed up to 6,000 and drove 50,000 from their homes. The heavily armed Fulani militants are following in the footsteps of Boko Haram by driving Christians out of the […]

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CHINA: House Church Members Charged
  • 19 December 2018

More than 100 members were arrested during a crackdown on Sichuan’s Autumn Rain Covenant Church in China on 9 December, several detained leaders have since been criminally charged. Both Pastor Wang Yi and his wife Jiang Rong have been detained for allegedly inciting subversion of state power, a crime that can result in imprisonment of […]

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Persecution Leads to Faith for the Generations in China
  • 12 December 2018

Esther’s faith was transformed after her parents’ arrest and imprisonment in China, now many years on, she shares the Gospel with Chinese students in Los Angeles. Esther’s father, Yang Xuan, and mother, Yang Caizhen, were imprisoned in 2009 when their 50,000-member house church network, Linfen, drew the fury of the communist government. Linfen Church is […]

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CHINA: Police Harass Hunan Church
  • 22 November 2018

Police in China’s southern Hunan Province repeatedly harassed a church, eventually attempting to close it. On 11 November, more than 30 officials entered Huoxing Church after painting over cameras at the church door in order to mask what happened. Some officials claimed they had come to close the church. A Christian said, “They did not […]

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MYANMAR: Forced to join the Army, Forced to Deny their Faith
  • 09 November 2018

Churches, priests and Christian missionaries working in Wa, a mountainous region in the eastern state of Shan, are victims of the repression of Myanmar’s largest rebel army, the United Wa State Army (UWSA). It is the armed wing of the United Wa State Party (UWSP), the state’s China-aligned political wing. On September 9 more than […]

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