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March 27, 2020

Shincheonji Members Viciously Persecuted Because of Coronavirus Outbreak

In the middle of February, Korean authorities weren’t prohibiting any social or economic activities for its citizens, and it seemed that it was just a matter […]
March 26, 2020

Indian Police Beat Christians, Force Them to Pose like Christ on the Cross While Mocking Jesus

Christians falsely accused of forcefully converting Hindus to Christianity were brutally beaten by a drunken police officer who then ordered them to pose like Christ on […]
March 25, 2020

Saudi Arabia and Iran Both Persecute Religious and Ethnic Minorities

Arch rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran both violate the rights of religious and ethnic minorities, BESA Center reports. Victimized populations include Uighurs threatened with deportation to China, […]
March 24, 2020

Iran Releases a Third of Christian Prisoners Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Forced by the new coronavirus, Iran took the tiniest of steps to placate global advocacy for religious freedom. A temporary release of about 85,000 prisoners to […]
March 23, 2020

China Demolishes Church, Removes Crosses as Christians Worship at Home

The Chinese communist government continued its campaign against Christianity during the country’s coronavirus outbreak by destroying crosses and demolishing a church while people were on lockdown, […]
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 […]