Tag: persecction of Christians

Underground Turkish city may have housed persecuted Christians 2000 years ago

Researchers say only 3% of the site has been excavated, so it’s still unknown how large the entire city may span. 

OSCE report shows alarming increase of anti-Christian hate crimes

Most of the crimes remain unreported, unrecorded and unprosecuted, leaving victims without support or redress.

Nigerian pastor liberated by Boko Haram just before execution

Security forces told Premium Times that Yikura’s family and the EYN church had been negotiating his release since last week.

A new report shows the severe lack of religious freedom in China

ICC published an in-depth report in the summer of 2020 examining the legal mechanisms China uses to suppress religion. 

Nigerian Cardinal denouces government's attitude towards terrorists

Attacks on schools by terrorist groups such as Fulani herdsmen are commonplace nowadays in Nigeria.

Christian persecution in India to increase in 2021

According to the Evangelical Fellowship of India, attacks on Indian Christians have more than doubled in recent years.

India has become increasingly intolerant of religious minorities

The report focuses on minorities in India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Peaceful rally demanding justice following Christian murder

A peaceful rally was organized to demand justice for Sombura Madkami, a 14-year-old Christian boy from Kendugunda village, India

Nigeran Christian minority fears riots as Ramadan begins

Christians make up less than two per cent of the population and are particularly at risk in the case of unrest.

Mexico: evangelical Christians persecuted and forced to become refugees

Indigenous Christians often face persecution just because they don’t participate in the religious celebrations of their villages.