Tag: Burma

Myanmar junta destroys a Chin church after failing to set it ablaze

On the same day, the military junta also burned down other 13 houses in the village.

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.

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

Burmese army raid Catholic IDP camp in Chin State

Currently, there are about 200 people in the IDP camp at this Catholic church.

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.

Chin pastor killed by Burmese army after bombing of homes

The military’s attack on churches, occupying churches and destroying church property and bombing civilians’ homes continues.

Burmese army attacks a Baptist Church in Chin State

The Tatmadaw staged a coup in February to overtake the civilian government led by Aung Sang Suu Kyi.

The Burmese army desecrated a church in Myanmar

The Institute of Chin Affairs has condemned acts of violence perpetrated by troops during the occupation of churches.

Abducted Catholic priest and a cathecist released in Myanmar

A Catholic priest and a catechist who were abducted last month by a group of armed militia in Burma’s Chin state were released.

Catholic seminary volunteer killed in a raid by the Burmese military

Between February and May, 73 teenagers have been killed by the Burmese military, according to Asia News.