CIC Persecution News Headlines
News of persecution, human rights violations, and other articles of interest.
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PERSECUTION NEWS HEADLINES - for the week ending January 14, 2023
Sadly, ChinaAid has learned that Chinese officials forcibly demolished Nanganag Church in Wenzhou City, Zhejiang province on January 11th. Officials said the church was destroyed to build commercial buildings.
Talk of Twitter free speech may be all the rage right now in the United States, but a look around the world begs the question:
We are concerned for the wellbeing of Reverend Dr Hkalam Samson, the former president of the Kachin Baptist Convention, who was arrested on 5 December.
The U.S. House of Representatives agreed to establish a new bipartisan “Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party” to discuss how to address China-related issues.
Please join the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for a virtual hearing on religious freedom and its impact on women’s rights in Iran.
For the first known time since February 2020, courts in 2022 fined five
individuals several weeks' average wages for trying to import religious
In Pakistan, a Christian woman working as a security guard was threatened with blasphemy charges after asking a man for his parking pass.
Believers in Algeria need your help. Government persecution is forcing the Church underground.
On Christmas Day, Islamic extremists attacked a church service in Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Arib and his wife Amara live in northern Indonesia.
Recently, a joint military operation between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo successfully rescued over one hundred civilians who were being held hostage by the Islamic extremist group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).
Yemen is an unstable country that is torn between “Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who overthrew the Yemeni government, [which] are pitted against a multinational coalition led by Saudi Arabia” says the Council on Foreign Relations.
Christians in 20 villages in the Narayanpur and Kondagaon districts in the Chhattisgarh state of India were attacked this week by radical Hindu nationalists for refusing to re-convert from Christianity to Hinduism.
Father of four helped lead 13 Muslims to Christ.
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