CIC Persecution News Headlines

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

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 1 Corinthians 12:26a


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PERSECUTION NEWS HEADLINES - for the week ending June 4, 2022


Bob Fu's Remarks On The Anniversary Of The Tiananmen Square Massacre

The Chinese Communist Party has done it's best to destroy the Tiananmen Square Massacre from the world's memory since 1989. 

This Week At ChinaAid: UN Human Rights Leader Echos CCP Propaganda

UN Human Rights Commissioner's Controversial China Trip 

U.S. Dept. of State Releases Report on the Status of Religious Freedom in Every Country  

Persecution continues to deteriorate in countries like India, China, and Saudi Arabia

Persecution Escalates in India as 30 Christians Jailed

Anti-conversion laws used to wrongfully arrest and abuse Christians

Muslim extremists wreak havoc in Nigeria

The northern half of Africa’s most populous country is at the mercy of Muslim extremists.

Russian troops abduct Ukrainian pastor

A Ukrainian pastor, Alexander Salfetnikov, was abducted by Russian soldiers on May 17 in the Kharkiv region.

Taliban brokers ceasefire between TTP and Pakistani military

The Taliban in Afghanistan has mediated a ceasefire between the Pakistani military and the Pakistan Taliban (TTP).

New Developments - Please Pray for India

Pray that God would change the hearts and minds of those in authority in India, so that they would work justly for the good of all citizens.

Prayers Urged After Islamists Execute 20 Nigerian Christians

Christians have urged prayers for the surviving loved ones of 20 Nigerian Christian men executed by militants affiliated with the self-proclaimed Islamic State terror group in northeast Nigeria’s Borno State. 

Youth Pastor Killed in Muslim Extremist Attack on Church in Uganda

Two injured in assault following burial.

Head of Nigeria’s Methodist Church Freed by Kidnappers

The head of the Methodist Church in Nigeria, the Most Rev Dr Samuel Kanu Uche, has been released after being abducted on Sunday May 29.

At Least 24 Villagers Killed by Islamist Militants in DRC

At least 24 villagers were killed by Islamist militants in the mainly Christian north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on May 28.

Amnesty International Releases Report Denouncing “War Crimes” in Eastern Myanmar

Amnesty International published a report on May 31 describing atrocities committed by the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) in the east of the country.

Church Sealed in Odisha, India After Allegations of Illegal Conversion

A church in Odisha state, eastern India, has been sealed with a ban imposed on gathering for worship.

Christian Homes and Stores Burned in Northeast Nigeria

On May 20, six Christian-owned homes and seven stores were burned by a mob of Islamic youths in Nigeria’s northern Bauchi state, injuring approximately 20 people. 

Statue of Mary Vandalized, Chapels Desecrated in Conflict-Torn Myanmar

Religious buildings, including churches, have continued to be primary targets for the military junta in conflict-torn Myanmar, where Christians represent a minority.

Christian Woman Awaits Blasphemy Trial in Pakistan

A Christian woman charged with blasphemy nine months ago is still in prison in Pakistan.

Upcoming Global Week-long Prayer Initiative for Christians in China

A global online forum has appealed to Christians worldwide to come together internationally for a week-long prayer for the Church and the people of China.

India: Viral Hatred Spreads Through India

Hindu nationalism is not Hinduism, it is politics.

Clergymen Kidnapped, Christians Killed in Northern Nigeria

Eight slain in Bauchi state.

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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