CHINA: Prisoners Brainwashed 24 Hours a Day
  • 16 January 2020

China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims has made mainstream media headlines recently. Yet, Uyghur Christians in the remote north-west corner of China are suffering even worse persecution – and their story remains largely untold. Up to 1 million Uyghurs are reportedly detained in massive detention camps in Xinjiang where prisoners are submitted to 24-hour brainwashing and […]

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CHINA: Pastor Wang Yi Sentenced to Nine Years
  • 09 January 2020

In what is believed to be the longest sentence against a house church leader in more than a decade, Pastor Wang Yi of the Early Rain Covenant Church was sentenced to nine years in prison for “inciting to subvert state power” and “illegal business operations”. The charges for business operations relate to the printing and […]

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Ali’s Story
  • 31 December 2019

Life was tough for Ali even as a Muslim in Syria but when he was forced to flee seven years ago, he found Christ. Ali was living in a town in Syria where known terrorists with links to Islamic State were also residing; in fact, he had even rejected their invitation to join them. One […]

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CHINA: Imprisoned with Serious Health Concerns
  • 05 December 2019

Hu Shigen was taken into custody in July 2015 and was convicted of “subversion of state power” the following year. A photo of his baptismal ceremony was used as evidence against him, resulting in a sentence consisting of seven-and-a-half years. While in prison, Hu suffered a heart attack, as well as other health complications. Due […]

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From our Archives: It Happened on Christmas Day
  • 27 November 2019

It was early in 1964 that a document was brought out of Russia. This document, signed by 120 Russian Christians, was dated February, 1964. It tells a sad story of what happened on Christmas Day in 1963 in the city of Barnaul in Russia, a holiday, celebrated in memory of the birthday of our Saviour […]

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