IRAN: Concerns Over Christian Convert Missing Since his Arrest
  • 17 October 2019

Friends and family of Mohammad Salehi, a Christian convert in his early 30s, are very concerned as they have heard no news of him since his arrest in August. Mohammad was arrested at his home in Karaj on 25 August by agents of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard. It is very unusual that someone is detained […]

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CHINA: Human Rights Lawyer Still Missing After Two Years
  • 29 August 2019

Gao Zhisheng, a prominent human rights lawyer, has experienced persecution for many years. Since 2006, he has been released and re-arrested numerous times, often disappearing to undisclosed locations at the hands of the authorities. When Gao had gone missing on 13 August 2017, family and friends had assumed he had been apprehended by the authorities […]

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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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