Tag: Asia

A statue of Mary vandalised and several chapels desecrated in Myanmar

The junta has shown no signs of easing the oppression of civilians.

Christian woman faces blasphemy trial in Pakistan

The trail took place on the 23rd of May.

Police in India ac cused of burning down a church and threatening Christians

Hindu extremists believe that all Indians should be Hindus and that the country should be rid of Christianity and Islam.

Upcoming global week-long prayer initiative for Christians in China

Pope Francis has also called for prayers for China during this time.

90-year-old Cardinal Joseph Zen has been arrested in Hong Kong

The U.S.-based group Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation called Zen's arrest a "violation of basic human rights."

Indian authorities urge pastors to cease their religious activities

Uttar Pradesh has seen the most significant incidents of Christian persecution over the years.

Burmese military targeted a Catholic village several times

Thousands of people were forced to flee their homes to nearby safe areas.

Fourteen men raid Christian school in Pakistan

Pakistan is not a friendly place for Christians, as they are subjected to violence and abuse across the country.

A renown Christian website has been closed down in China

The closure of Jona Home reflects how the Chinese authorities clamp down on Christianity.

USCIRF denounces "downward spiral" for religious freedom in Afghanistan

According to the report, “Afghans who do not adhere to the Taliban's interpretation of Islam are at risk of grave danger."