CIC Persecution News Headlines

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PERSECUTION NEWS HEADLINES - for the two weeks ending September 10, 2022


PETITION: Modi's Silence Speaks Volumes

India’s Prime Minister Remains Silent When Christians are Attacked

Chinese government monitors underground churches

 A new media law went into effect on March 1 in China, putting broader restrictions on digital Christian communities.

Egypt: Copt and son killed in IS attack

The two Copts, Salama Moussa Waheeb and his son Hany, were shot dead while working in the fields in Gelbana, 20 kilometers east of the city of El Qantara on the Suez Canal, according to relatives as reported by the Coptic news site Wataninet.

BELARUS: Officials threaten to liquidate Minsk's New Life Church

Minsk City Administration and local police have warned New Life Pentecostal
Church that meetings for worship in the church car park are illegal and
threatened to liquidate the Church in court.

Myanmar military has burned down over 28,000 homes

The military of Myanmar continues to bomb civilian targets. 

USCIRF Conversation: Assessing Religious Freedom in Egyptian Curriculum Reform

The United States Commission on International Religious (USCIRF) will host a virtual discussion of USCIRF’s recent report on the progress the Egyptian government has made in its stated intention to reform religious material throughout its education system.

USCIRF Releases New Report on Violence Impacting Religious Freedom in Nigeria

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released the following new report:

More Christians Martyred than the Rest of the World Combined!


Christians Slain in Central Nigeria, Animists Attack in South

Church building burned during night vigil, injuring members.

At Least 35 Killed in Jihadist Roadside Bomb Attack

ICC has previously reported on the rise of jihadism in Burkina Faso that has led to an increase in violent attacks by Islamic extremists.

Data Shows Nigeria’s Christian Community is Suffering Amid Overall Rise in Attacks

The Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED) recently published an explainer on the issue of religious-based violence in Nigeria.

Brutally Beaten by Her Family Because She Turned to Christ

The Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED) recently published an explainer on the issue of religious-based violence in Nigeria. 

Burmese Military Launches Bloody New Offensive

Since launching a new offensive in Myanmar’s Sagaing region two weeks ago, the Burmese military has reportedly been wreaking havoc.

Papua, Indonesia: Entering the 'End Game'

BETRAYED AND ABANDONED: After World War Two, Indonesia declared independence from the Netherlands, claiming all the Dutch East Indies as its territory, including ethnic Melanesian and non-Muslim Dutch/West New Guinea. 

Editorial: Supreme Court of Pakistan Says Preaching Christianity “Not a Crime”

The Pakistani Supreme Court has issued a highly significant and welcome ruling, which includes the declaration that the preaching of Christianity “is not a crime, nor can it be made into one.”

Supreme Court Grants Bail to Three Pakistani Christians Charged With “Blasphemy”

The Supreme Court of Pakistan in Islamabad has granted bail to three Christians charged with “blasphemy” in separate cases.

Special Investigation Team Follow Up on Church Attack in Punjab, India

Police in Punjab, India, have appointed a three-man special investigation team (SIT) to look into an attack on a church in the Tarn Taran district.

Islamist Terrorists Kill Christian Father and Son in Sinai, Egypt

An Egyptian Christian father and son have been shot dead by Islamist terrorists in the Sinai peninsula.

Somali Pastor of Underground Church in Kenya Wounded

Wife and son injured in separate assaults.



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