Tag: Asian Christian persecution

Nine Christians arrested on false forced conversion charges in Central India

Local Christian leaders report the bail applications for all nine Christians have been rejected by the lower court.

House church attacked by large mob in Central India

Attacks on Christians and their places of worship in Chhattisgarh have been on the rise in recent months.

Christian politician faces imprisonment for "hate speech" in Indonesia

Hutahaean has joined the list of other Christians recently arrested and detained for insulting Islam on social media.

Zhejiang rejects appeal of imprisoned Christian bookstore owner

The Christian man was detained for selling unapproved religious publications imported from Taiwan.

Appeal rejected for sellers of audio Bible player in Shenzhen

China’s crackdown against Christianity makes it increasingly difficult to purchase a Bible online or through private sellers.

Supreme Court in Pakistan grants bail for Christian accused of blasphemy

In Pakistan, false accusations of blasphemy are widespread and often motivated by personal vendettas or religious hatred.

Pakistani Christian receives death sentence for decade old blasphemy accusation

Blasphemy laws, which prohibit perceived insults against Islam, are often enforced with harsh punishments.

Junta’s arson attacks in Chin State continue to target churches

On the 6th of January, Thantlang was set on fire for the 18th time since the 9th of September.

2021 ends as "most violent year” for Christians in India

The pace of Christian persecution only seems to be accelerating with the beginning of 2022.

Christmas celebration disrupted by authorities in Vietnam

Vietnamese ethnic minorities with high percentage of Christianity are often subject to harassment for thier faith.