Persecution of Christians – week 6

On February 16 the election will be held in Nigeria and current president Buhari hope to be re-elected. He has made promises to free Leah Sharibu and to stop the Fulani Militia, but nothing has happened. The last news came in October. There is no updated status report on Leah and on February 19 she … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 6

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Persecution of Christians – week 47

Mullahs in Pakistan is said to be going house to house with Asia Bibis and her familys photographs to try to track them down. A representative from Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) says: The family have had to move from place to place to avoid detection. Sometimes they can only operate after sundown. … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 47

Persecution of Christians – week 46

Many countries are offering Asia Bibi asylum, but she is still hiding somewhere in Pakistan. Nuri Kino writes that he has talked to a deacon in Pakistan who is exhausted by all the hate against Christians. He fears that violence will erupt and start a genocide. His assessment is that it could boil over any … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 46

Persecutions of Christians – week 38

42 persons, mainly women returning to their farms, were hacked to death with machetes by Islamist rebels during 4-5 September. This happened in the Bria region in the Central African Republic where the majority is Christian. Other things that happens regularly is armed robberies, kidnappings and other type of attacks against civilians. Christian citizens is … Continue reading Persecutions of Christians – week 38

Persecution of Christians – week 35

The Chaldean Patriarch of Baghdad have written about how the Christians in Iraq are caught between survival and migration. During the last 13 years the situation has worsened and violence is very common. Even though Christians is the original people of Iraq they can no longer flourish there. The persecution of Christians in Iran keep … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 35

Persecution of Christians – Week 33

China keep on closing churches and bribing Christians to stop going to church. They tempt them with good jobs, better schools and living. A Christian man and his son were attacked by 30 Hindu radicals in India. They were beaten for about 30 minutes with sticks. They were both hospitalized. About one million persons have … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – Week 33

Persecution of Christians -week 31

The Christian convert Amir Saman Dashti were sentenced by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Court to four months in prison for Christian activities. Ramiel Bet Tamraz was also sentenced to four months for being Christian. Believers are often sent to the prison Evin who is the roughest prison and it's known that torture is used. Amir spent … Continue reading Persecution of Christians -week 31

Persecution of christians – week 24

A 24-year old man from Pakistan was beaten to death by the police. They were blackmailing his relative, saying that if the relative didn't give them money they would file false charges against him. They are now pressing the mans family to drop the charges and reconcile with them. A catholic priest was shot and … Continue reading Persecution of christians – week 24

Persecution of Christians – week 20

This is some of the news about christian persecution from last week. A catholic church in Nepal was burned and heavily damaged. The arsonists, a group of 8-10 men, warned people to stay inside their homes before they poured gasoline over the church and set it on fire. Four other churches were attacked prior and … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 20