Tag : Persecution
Uganda title : Woman In Uganda Beaten Unconscious for Attending Church Service
summary : A Muslim in Uganda beat his wife unconscious for attending a church service on Sept. 18, sources said.
date : Sep 26, 2016 09:57 AM EDT
North Korea title : North Korea Christians ‘Crushed Under Steamroller, Trampled Underfoot, Hung on Cross Over Fire’: Report
summary : North Korean Christians suffer grave human rights violations, such as being crushed under a steamroller, a new report says.
date : Sep 25, 2016 09:38 AM EDT
title : ISIS Killer Says Beheading and Raping Women and Children Was Like ‘Killing a Chicken’
summary : Chiad, a 26-year old Chechen, had moved his wife and three children to Raqqa, Syria, to join the fight to create an Islamic State across Syria and Iraq. He embraced the ethnic cleansing that was intended to rid the region of Christians, Jews, non-Sunni Muslims and Yazidis. In contrast Dr. Jan Kizihan, a German of Kurdish background is a trauma expert who traveled to Iraq to help victims of ISIS.
date : Sep 23, 2016 07:00 PM EDT
Pakistan title : Mob of Drunken Muslims Physically, Verbally Abuse Christian Families, Insult Name of Jesus Christ
summary : A mob of drunken Muslims stormed the homes of Christians in Pakistan, beating men, women and children they deemed to be "ritually impure" and insulting the name of Jesus Christ.
date : Sep 22, 2016 09:40 AM EDT
title : Christian Missionary Released in China After Two Years of Detention
summary : After two years in detention on suspicion of espionage,Christian missionary Kevin Garrett was released last week, shortly after Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau made his first official visit to China. Along with his wife Julia, Garrett was arrested in 2014 in Dandong, a city on the border with North Korea.
date : Sep 22, 2016 07:53 AM EDT
Facebook Trumps Bible title : Pakistan Teenager Detained for Facebook Like
summary : 16 year old Christian Pakistan boy incarcerated for liking an "inappropriate" photograph on Facebook
date : Sep 21, 2016 03:55 PM EDT
title : Two Catholic Priests Murdered in Mexico, Bringing Current Murder Rate to 30 Priests Since 2006
summary : Two of the church's priests at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Poza Rica, Veracruz state, Mexico, were found dead on Monday, and were last seen Sunday. The bullet-ridden bodies of the priests were found on a roadside.
date : Sep 21, 2016 03:54 PM EDT
Boko Haram title : Nigerian Christian Woman Refuses to Embrace Islam Even After Losing Entire Family to Boko Haram
summary : A Nigerian Christian woman has refused to turn her back on her faith - even after Boko Haram militants murdered her husband and kidnapped her three children.
date : Sep 21, 2016 08:59 AM EDT
Amal Clooney and George Clooney against ISIS title : Lawyer Amal Clooney Fights to Get International Criminal Court to Recognize ISIS's Genocide Against Yazidis
summary : More than 5,000 have been killed and at least 3,200 others are still being held, according to a recent U.N. inquiry. Families have been ripped apart, and survivors and escapees have been forced to take shelter in crowded, rundown camps, one of them near Mount Olympus. One human rights lawyer has decided to do something about it. "I think the international community should be ashamed that they haven't done more for the Yazidis," said Amal Clooney.
date : Sep 20, 2016 09:26 PM EDT
Sudan Death Sentence of Christian Pregnant Woman title : Authorities Arrest Christian Leader in Al Jazirah State, Sudan, in School Takeover
summary : Authorities in southeastern Sudan arrested the headmaster of a Christian school last week and took over its property, sources said.
date : Sep 13, 2016 12:01 PM EDT
Athraa title : Iraqi Christian Girl Displaced by ISIS Shares How God Used 'Terrible' Situation For Good
summary : An Iraqi Christian girl displaced by ISIS terrorism has shared how God used the horrific experience for good and allowed it to make her a more "patient and forgiving person".
date : Sep 09, 2016 02:49 PM EDT
Persecution title : Christian Man Executed In Iran Reaffirmed Faith, Jesus' Power Over Devil Before Death
summary : Days before he was executed, an Iranian Christian man reaffirmed Jesus' power over the devil and called his relationship with Christ the "best experience" of his brief life.
date : Sep 08, 2016 10:39 AM EDT
Pakistan title : Muslims Shoot Father of Kidnapped Christian Woman in Pakistan, Sources Say
summary : Three days after police in Pakistan refused to comply with a court order to arrest Muslims who abducted, raped and tried to convert and marry a young Christian woman, one of the kidnappers shot her father, sources said.
date : Sep 07, 2016 10:53 AM EDT
Slimane Bouhafs title : Algerian Christian Imprisoned Over Facebook Post Proclaiming Jesus' Power Over 'Lie' Of Islam
summary : A Christian man in Algeria who suffers from poor health was sentenced to three years in prison and slapped with a hefty fine after proclaiming Jesus' power over Islam in a series of Facebook posts.
date : Sep 07, 2016 10:47 AM EDT
refugee title : Muslim Refugees Converting to Christianity at Dramatic Rate in Switzerland, Germany
summary : Disillusioned by the horror perpetrated by followers of Islam, Muslim refugees in Switzerland and Germany are converting to Christianity at a dramatic rate after experiencing the love of Christ and hearing the truth of the Gospel, according to a new report.
date : Sep 02, 2016 08:38 AM EDT
China title : China Releases Five Christians Imprisoned for Protesting Church Demolition Ahead of G20 Summit
summary : After spending months in prison, five Christian detainees in China's coastal Zhejiang were suddenly released just ahead of the G20 summit meeting in Hangzhou amid pressure from activists.
date : Aug 31, 2016 10:00 AM EDT
Christians in Nigeria title : Seven Christians Killed in North-Central Nigeria by Muslim Fulani Cattle Herders
summary : Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked a predominantly Christian village in north-central Nigeria on Saturday (Aug. 13), killing seven Christians, sources said.
date : Aug 18, 2016 04:38 PM EDT
Indonesia Tragedy title : Church in Indonesia Continues to Stand Firm in Faith Despite Death Threats from Muslim Extremists
summary : Despite facing threats of violence and death from local Muslims, Christians in Indonesia are standing firm in their faith, taking to heart the words of the Apostle Paul - "In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us."
date : Aug 15, 2016 01:44 PM EDT
China title : Chinese Authorities Threaten to Terminate Welfare, Insurance for Elderly Christians Who Attend Church
summary : Chinese officials have warned elderly Christians that if they continue to attend church activities not approved by the government, they will no longer be eligible for welfare - or any kind of insurance.
date : Aug 15, 2016 01:43 PM EDT
China title : Chinese Pastor Tortured for Faith to Stand Trial This Month, Asks for Prayers
summary : A home church pastor who has suffered extreme torture at the hands of China's police for nearly a year after being falsely accused of divulging state secrets could stand trial as soon as this month.
date : Aug 15, 2016 10:41 AM EDT
Algeria title : Facebook Post Proclaiming Jesus' Power Over 'Lie' of Islam Lands Algerian Christian in Prison
summary : A Christian man in Algeria who suffers from poor health was sentenced to five years in prison and slapped with a hefty fine after allegedly blaspheming Islam and Prophet Muhammad in a social media post.
date : Aug 11, 2016 01:01 PM EDT
Coptic Church Icon title : Middle Eastern Christian Woman to Americans: Do Not Pray For Persecution To Cease
summary : Persecution is a cross that all of us Christians must bear, as it was obviously stated by our Lord Jesus Christ Himself. A Middle Eastern Christian woman urged the American believers not to pray for persecution to stop. Now that's character!
date : Aug 11, 2016 10:31 AM EDT
Nigeria title : At Least 13 Christians Killed in Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Attacks in Kaduna State, Nigeria
summary : Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked a cluster of predominantly Christian villages in Kaduna state last week, killing at least 13 Christians and scattering members of three churches, area sources said.
date : Aug 10, 2016 02:39 PM EDT
Chinese Christians title : Wife of Chinese Christian Man Imprisoned for Faith Praying for Release, Strength to Withstand Persecution
summary : The wife of a Christian man imprisoned for his faith in China has revealed she is trusting God for her husband's release and praying he will have the strength to withstand the persecution perpetuated from the Communist government.
date : Aug 09, 2016 10:06 AM EDT
Yu Jie title : Leading Chinese Author Says Christianity Is China's Future As Believers Refuse To Give in to Fear, Persecution
summary : Despite rampant persecution carried out against Christians by China's Communist leaders, a leading Chinese writer has argued that Christianity - not Confucianism, Communism, or Atheism - is the country's future.
date : Aug 04, 2016 01:18 PM EDT
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