Tag: Asian Christians

Myanmar junta burns church and houses after arresting civilians

Christians have long faced oppression and persecution under iron-fisted military rule for more than five decades.

Seven pastors jailed on false forced conversion claims in India

Local police often overlook violence perpetrated against Christians due to false accusations of forced conversion.

Church in Kayah State shelled by the Burmese army

The recent conflict has displaced more than 100,000 people from more than ten parishes in Loikaw Diocese

Brother of Chin pastor killed by the Burmese army still mourning

Stanley believes that his brother’s death in part might be God’s plan to bring international attention to his people's plight.

Church in Northern India attacked by mob of 200 Hindu radicals

Local police have registered a case against the members of the mob, but no arrests have been made so far.

The voiceless victims of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

The report provides the profiles of 25 current cases in which 29 Pakistani Christians sit charged with committing blasphemy.

Christianity grows by nearly one per cent in Muslim-majority Indonesia

Among Indonesia's population, 236.53 million (86.88%) identify as Muslim.

Christian YouTuber beaten in jail by... Napoleon Bonaparte

Christians make up merely one per cent of the total population of Indonesia.

Christian boy severely injured in acid attack dies after 46 days in hospital

The acid burned 65% of his body, with 15% being deep burns.

Christian wedding ceremony ambushed in India

There has been a rise in attacks on Christians since India amended a more than three-decades-old anti-conversion law in January.