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March 19, 2020

Iran and China Have Increased Persecution of Religious Minorities During Their Coronavirus Response

A recent report from an independent government commission says that some of the world’s governments — including the repressive regimes of China and Iran — have […]
March 18, 2020

Christian Cemetery Attacks Increase in Turkey

Attacks on Christian cemeteries in Turkey have deeply shaken the embattled community in recent months. Independent Turkish news outlets report a growing trend of attacks on […]
March 17, 2020

Four Christians Tortured by Police in Northern India

On Sunday, March 15, police and radical Hindu nationalists attacked a church gathering in Dhamayapur village, located in India’s Uttar Pradesh state. Following the attack, four […]
March 16, 2020

Two Christians Killed, One Abducted by al-Shabaab in Kenya

In yet another assault on Christians in north-eastern Kenya, suspected militants from the Somalia-based al-Qaeda-linked group al-Shabaab killed two people and abducted another in two separate […]
March 13, 2020

Is Coronavirus Coming Between People and Their Faith?

As concern over the spread of coronavirus grows, people around the world are changing the way they do things, BBC reports. Some have cut back on […]
March 12, 2020

Iran Extends Christian Convert’s Sentence 2 Years for ‘Evangelical Zionist Christianity’

A 65-year-old Iranian Christian convert who was sentenced to three years in prison for “insulting Islamic sacred beliefs” in January has been sentenced to two more […]