Tag: Christian Persecution

Christian families boycotted for refusing to recant their faith in India

In recent months, there has been a sharp escalation in religiously motivated violence in Chhattisgarh.

Nigerian Christians threatened and urged to close church

Spokesman for the Zamfara State police, DSP Mohammed Shehu, confirmed the threat to Sahara reporters.

Tatmadaw raids Catholic institutions in Myanmar

Kayah State is a stronghold of Catholicism, with a population of 90,000 Catholics, about one-quarter of the total population.

Jasna Góra tower highlighted in red in solidarity with persecuted Christians

"We want to express solidarity with those who suffer for their faith," said the curator of Jasna Góra, Father Waldemar Pastusiak.

Religious freedom advocacy group unveils top 3 Christian persecutors of 2021

Nigeria, Afghanistan and North Korea have been "awarded" in this shameful list.

US State Department condemns attacks on churches and in Myanmar

The statement concludes with a promise to hold the perpetrators of violence accountable.

State in Central India witnesses spike in Christian persecution

Over 300 incidents of Christian persecution have been documented in India in just the first nine month of 2021.

Afghan Christians facing higher risk of persecution with Taliban in power

The commission explains that Afghanistan has no long-established Christian denominations and traditions.

PEW report ranks Middle East highest persecuted region

Globally, social persecution is “high” or “very high” in 22% of the world’s countries.

Fourteen soldiers killed by jihadists in Burkina Faso

While Burkina Faso was once a nation of religious tolerance, a jihadist uprising has plagued the country since 2015.