05.28.2022

CIC Persecution News Headlines


 News of persecution, human rights violations, and other articles of interest.


If one member suffers, all the members suffer …
 1 Corinthians 12:26a

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PERSECUTION NEWS HEADLINES - for the week ending May 28, 2022

 

Please Pray for China

Throughout this week, Christians from all over the world have been taking part in the Global Week of Prayer for China.

This Week At ChinaAid: Police Put Wheel Lock On Christian's Car

Persecution Escalates Against ERCC 

US: Heartbreak and Healing in Uvalde

I’ve never been to Uvalde, Texas. But today I feel like a part of my heart is there. I’m pretty sure I’m not alone.

Libyan Muslims turning to Christianity despite persecution

All across the Middle East and North Africa, people are turning away from Islam and following the risen Jesus.

North Korea says COVID-19 wave under control

In Mid-May, North Korean officials acknowledged COVID-19 cases in the country for the first time since the pandemic began in 2020. Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un said the Omicron variant was moving “explosively” through the population with 1.7 million cases.

Afghanistan: Taliban dissolves human rights commission

Taliban authorities have dissolved Afghanistan’s independent human rights commission, saying it was not necessary.

Compassion fatigue sets in as Ukraine crisis drags on

Russia’s invasion has forced nearly two-thirds of all children in Ukraine to flee their homes. Some went to safer parts of the country, while others crossed the border.

Muslim in Pakistan Forcibly Marries, Converts Christian girl, Family Says

Neighbor kidnapped 15-year-old, relatives say.

Extremists use blasphemy charges against Nigerian Christians

Violence erupted in northern Nigeria on Friday.

Newly Released ISIS Video Depicts Execution of Nigerian Christians

On May 12, 2022, ISIS released a video via a news outlet of the execution of twenty Nigerian Christians in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno.

Karnataka Becomes India’s 11th State to Enact Anti-Conversion Law

 The southern Indian state of Karnataka has become the 11th state to ratify the Freedom of Religion Acts, also known as an anti-conversion law.

Indonesian Nationals Exposed for Funding Islamic State Recruitment of Children

Five Indonesian nationals who had their assets frozen by the United States are suspected of financing Islamic State efforts to recruit teenagers. 

Three Churches Attacked and Looted in Northern Nigeria

On May 14, 2022, protestors attacked and looted three churches and other Christian-owned stores in northern Nigeria.

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 646

Islamic State executes 20 Nigerian Christians

The Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) posted a video showing the execution of 20 Nigerian Christians.

Editorial: The Hezekiah Response

A recently released video appearing to show the murder of around 20 Nigerian Christians by Islamic State West Africa Province is designed to strike terror into the hearts of believers around the world.

Islamic State Publishes Video Showing Murders of 20 Nigerian Christians

The terrorist group Islamic State (IS – also known as ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) has released a video that claims to show the murders of about 20 Nigerian Christians.

Christians Attacked After Blasphemy Allegation in Bauchi, Nigeria

Several Christians were injured and homes destroyed by a mob of Muslims in Katanga village, Bauchi State, Nigeria, after a Christian woman was accused of committing blasphemy in a WhatsApp message.

More Than 300 Houses Burned Down in Historic Christian Village in Myanmar

The Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) burned down almost all residential buildings in the predominantly Christian village of Chaung Yoe in the Sagaing Region in a raid on May 20.

Man Convicted of Murder of Egyptian Church Minister

A 60-year-old man convicted of the premeditated murder of Egyptian church minister Arsanios Wadid had previously been a member of Gamaa Islamiya, an Islamist terrorist group.

Christian Properties Attacked over Blasphemy Allegations in Nigeria

Muslim youths attack in Katanga, Bauchi state, sources say.

A Call to Pray for India

Hindu nationalists have targeted Christians in their efforts to create a purely Hindu nation.

Egypt Releases Nine Christians Imprisoned for Peaceful Protest

Nine Egyptian Christians who were arrested after a peaceful protest have been released.

 

 

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