NIGERIA: Legislation Will Further Islamise the Country
  • 22 June 2016

One year after the official swearing in of President Muhammadu Buhari, the government is considering two bills that, if passed, will further Islamise Nigeria. A bill to establish grazing reserves for the Fulani in every state would facilitate Muslim Fulani expansion deep into the Christian south. This is despite knowing the Fulani have been infiltrated […]

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NEPAL: Seven Christians Arrested
  • 16 June 2016

Seven people, including proprietors of two private schools, were arrested on 9 June in Dolakha district, Nepal, accused of converting others to Christianity because they were distributing Bible handbooks to children. Those arrested were the principals of Mount Valley Boarding School and Modern Nepal School and some of the staff of Teach Nepal, a Christian […]

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PAKISTAN: Christians Under Threat of Further Attack
  • 16 June 2016

A church in Lahore has been warned that it will face further violence if it pursues legal action related to an earlier attack. Please pray for our Christian family in Lahore where Pastor Riaz John and his congregation in Fazlia colony face a tough choice. A contact of our partner organisation Release International described the […]

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INDIA: Ill-Treated Believers Driven from Homes
  • 16 June 2016

Children were among the 28 Christians who were beaten and driven from their homes twice within a two-day period. Local Hindu extremists in Katholi village had summoned four families to a public meeting, demanding that they recant their faith ─ but the families refused. In the first attack, six believers were badly injured and needed […]

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VIETNAM: Family of Imprisoned Pastor Persecuted
  • 01 June 2016

Pastor Nguyen Cong Chinh (45), a missionary pastor in Gia Lai Province in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, suffers both physical and psychological abuse in a Vietnamese prison because of his ‘illegal’ (Lutheran) faith and religious liberty advocacy. Arrested numerous times since 2003, he was eventually sentenced in July 2012 to 11 years in prison for ‘undermining […]

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