06.25.2022

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 June 25, 2022

 

This Week At ChinaAid: How the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Became Law

The Dispatch is releasing a multi-part series on 'How the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Became Law' that features interviews with Bob Fu and Kazakh activist Serikzhan Bilash, and mentiones Gulzira Auelkhan, who ChinaAid rescued to the United States in February 2021.

Afghanistan quake tests Taliban

A massive earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit three eastern provinces in Afghanistan Tuesday night, injuring hundreds and killing at least 1,000 people.

Please pray for the strength and health of Loreto Hernández García in Cuba

Earlier this month, Loreto was forced to return to prison after State Security ordered his removal from hospital, where he was receiving treatment.

Death Sentence Upheld for Two Christians in Pakistan

Brothers devastated after years in jail under blasphemy law.

Over 200 Feared Dead In Ethiopian Massacre

An ongoing civil war threatens to tear apart Ethopia, Africa's second-largest nation.

Jihadi Rebels Kill 132 Civilians In Central Mali

 A recent attack by Jihadi rebels killed 132 civilians in central Mali.

China: Guo Feixiong receives his first meeting with his lawyer in six months

Chinese human rights activist Guo Feixiong  was detained and imprisoned for six months by authorities for asking to visit his critically-ill wife in the United States and for "inciting subversion of state power.”

USCIRF News Digest - June 21, 2022

Haiti: Gang wars overrun Port-au-Prince

Gang wars in Haiti killed 200 and displaced 16,000 in the month of May alone. 

7 Iranians Christians get combined 32 years in prison

Todd Nettleton with The Voice of the Martyrs USA says the most significant sentence came against an ethnically Armenian pastor.

Two Christians Murdered in India

Recently, two Christians, an uncle and his nephew, were brutally murdered by unknown assailants in India

Islamic State Claims Attacks on Christian Village

ISIS has claimed responsibility for attacks on several Christian villages in Caba Delgado, Mozambique, that happened between May 23 and May 31.

Kidnapped Girl Recovered in Pakistan

A 15-year-old Roman Catholic girl kidnapped in Pakistan was rescued by authorities and returned to her family last week.

Christian Family Targeted by Mob in Turkey

CCTV video footage shows several Muslims attacking an Assyrian Christian family in Turkey’s Mardin village.

Vietnam: New Draft Decrees on Religion Floated

... if passed, the Church would be like 'a small candle facing a typhoon'

Editorial: Especially the Family of Believers

One of the key principles of Barnabas Aid is found in Paul’s letter to the Galatians.

Christians Beheaded by Islamic State in Northern Mozambique

Islamist militants raided a Christian village in Memba, Nampula province, northern Mozambique on June 17, beheading one resident.

Three Worshippers Killed in Attacks on Two Churches in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Three worshippers were killed and a number kidnapped when two churches were attacked in the Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State, Nigeria on Sunday, June 19.

Suspected Fulani Extremists Kill 37 in Benue State, Nigeria

Suspected Fulani extremists killed 37 people in an attack on a Christian-majority area of Benue State, Nigeria, on Sunday, June 12.

Abducted Assistant Pastor and Sunday School Teacher Released in Ogun State, Nigeria

An assistant pastor and a Sunday school teacher who were abducted from a church in Ogun State, south-western Nigeria, have been released.

At Least 260 From Christian-Majority Ethnic Group Killed in Oromia, Ethiopia

At least 260 were killed in an attack on Gimbi district, western Oromia, Ethiopia, on June 18.

Police in Sudan Arrest Church Leaders from Bible Study

Two charged with disturbing peace, released on bail.

  

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