KYRGYZSTAN: Violent Attacks Against Christians
  • 21 March 2019

In October 2018, a young Christian, Eldos Sattar uuly, sustained a broken jaw and other injuries after a violent attack in the Issyk-Kul Region of Kyrgyzstan. Those responsible were charged. They were sentenced to house arrest; however this is not being enforced. Problems have continued for Christians in the area. People in the village of […]

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KYRGYZSTAN: Young Convert Suffers Severe Beating
  • 08 November 2018

A young Christian in the village of Tamchi, Kyrgyzstan, was left fighting for his life after three Muslim men badly beat him on 17 October. The attackers cornered Eldos, a 25-year-old convert from Islam, and attempted to force him to recite the shahada, the Islamic creed used to signify conversion. When Eldos refused, he was […]

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KYRGYZSTAN: Church of Muslim Converts Told to Close
  • 12 July 2018

A church in Kyrgyzstan that is home to many former Muslims has been ordered to cease its Sunday worship. A local source told World Watch Monitor that services at the church, which is led by a convert from Islam, have been interrupted twice in the last few months by a group of people consisting of […]

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KYRGYZSTAN: “Amazing sign” Encourages Church
  • 11 January 2018

Muslim militants used Molotov cocktails to set fire to the Evangelical Christian Baptist Church in Kaji-Say in the early hours of 3 January. The building, which stands on the south shore of Lake Issyk Kul, was badly damaged in the blaze, with many pews destroyed. But the Bible on the altar survived, despite the altar […]

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KYRGYZSTAN: Marat Niyazaliev Falsely Accused
  • 14 December 2016

Kyrgyzstani believer Marat Niyazaliev remains in an investigative prison after being falsely accused of molesting a young girl. At the time of the alleged molestation, Marat was in a city about 95 kilometres away, renewing his passport. He made a phone call on the bus ride home, and phone records from his service provider have […]

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