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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INDONESIA: Muslim Hard-liners Prevent Church Holding Service
  • 01 August 2019

Despite having the required government permit, a protestant church in Jakarta has not been able to hold services, thanks to Muslim hard-liners’ protests and threats. They claim the church is located in a predominantly Muslim residential area in the Cengkareng district of West Jakarta – too close to a mosque and an Islamic boarding school. […]

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PAKISTAN: Islamic Holidays Bring Extra Attention to New Christians
  • 01 August 2019

A young Pakistani man who came to Christ was murdered shortly after an Islamic holiday. Gohar gave his life to Jesus after listening to a Christian radio broadcast and his whole life changed. “Thank God I left Islam. I want to bring more people to Christ,” Gohar told a member of the radio program’s follow-up […]

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PAKISTAN: Christian Woman Killed for Refusing to Convert to Islam
  • 25 July 2019

Saima Sardar, a resident of a Christian-majority neighbourhood in Faisalabad, was reportedly shot and killed on 10 July by Muhammad Waseem, a Muslim man, after she refused to convert to Islam and marry him. According to local reports, Saima worked as a staff nurse at a local district hospital where she was murdered. A few […]

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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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