MYANMAR: Crackdown on Christians in Ethnic Wa Region
  • 04 October 2018

As many as 92 pastors, evangelists and church members in the ethnic Wa region of Myanmar’s Shan state were arrested recently, while others are missing. The United Wa State Army (UWSA), the military arm of the de facto ruling party in the region, is systematically closing churches and removing crosses from the buildings and Christians […]

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NIGERIA: Christians Drown in River Attempting to Escape Fulani Attackers
  • 27 September 2018

A pastor was one of at least 27 people who lost their lives following fresh attacks carried out by Fulani militants on five predominantly Christian communities in north-east Nigeria. Many of them drowned as they attempted to escape via the local river. Various sources confirmed that the attacks took place between 13 to 16 September, […]

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EGYPT: Three Christian Women ‘Kidnapped’ in Cairo Suburb
  • 15 June 2017

Suzan went missing last week, as she walked to the church where she works in Egypt. Local Christians fear the 22-year-old has been kidnapped – just like two other young women who vanished from the same Cairo suburb just days before. Women in Al Khosous, a mainly Christian town just outside Cairo, are said to […]

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MALAYSIA: Abduction Fears for Local Christians
  • 23 February 2017

Three Christians have gone missing in Malaysia – and friends fear they have been abducted because of their church work. Pastor Raymond Koh was reportedly taken from his car in Petaling Jaya city last week. Another pastor and his wife, who have not been named, went missing a month ago, according to partners of Release […]

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