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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 […]
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 […]