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 March 25, 2023
This Week At ChinaAid: Pastor Geng Zejun Freed!
Officials released Church on the Rock Pastor Geng Zejun on March 19th after he served a sentence of 15 months for "illegal organization of gathering."
Christians wary following Nigeria’s back-to-back elections
Nigeria’s gubernatorial elections took place last weekend, and the stakes are high for Africa’s largest nation.
Church in Indonesia Stands Up to Attempt to Stop Worship
Muslim intruders told congregation to disperse.
China-Russia-Middle East bloc threatens West
China and Russia mention “new world order” after deepening economic ties this week.
Muslim Extremists Attack Pastor, Son in Uganda
Church building demolished.
ADF rebels butchering Christians in eastern DRC
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the constant stream of death tolls from rebel attacks reads like a Twitter feed — 40 killed in this town, nine killed in that village.
Ramadan starts tonight: How can Christians respond?
Tonight marks the beginning of Ramadan — a month of fervent prayer and fasting in Islam.
Fresh Attack in Christian-Majority Southern Kaduna Ahead of Gubernatorial Election
The militants that killed 17 Christians at Agwan Wakili recently have returned this week, attacking another Christian community in Mubushi and Langsong on March 14, 2023.
Eight Members of Congress Call for Religious Freedom in the UK
Eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, Rashad Hussain, raising concerns over the United Kingdom’s unfair treatment of Christian beliefs.
Iran: Cutting Through the Silence
Simply the mention of Iran in the international media evokes a certain level of controversy and alarm.
Tanzania: Nurturing a Network of Churches
Solomon is an evangelist who focuses on reaching and discipling Muslims in an ocean-side city in Tanzania.
Sudan: Persecution and Control
Awatif Abdalla Kaki, a 27-year-old mother of four, lives in the city of Omdurman (adjacent to Khartoum).
Niger: US aid worker Jeff Woodke released
After more than six years in captivity in West Africa, longtime American Christian aid worker Jeff Woodke has been released.
US military gear left in Afghanistan resurfaces with Pakistani Taliban
It was bad enough when the US hastily withdrew from Afghanistan, leaving $7 billion-worth of military equipment to the Taliban.
The Underground Church of Iran: 2023 Update
Iran is a country known for its strict adherence to Islamic law, which makes practicing any religion other than Islam difficult, especially for Christians.
Christians could go to prison for sharing Gospel of Jesus in Israel!
Legislation already drawn up, double penalty for converting those under 18
RUSSIA: Two criminal trials to resume in April
The criminal trial has begun in Tomsk of a musician and teacher who
allegedly "discredited" the Russian Armed Forces more than once in a year.
Persecuted South Asian Christians translate New Testament
Christians gathered in a South Asian country recently for a special celebration.
Christian Mother in Sudan Chained, Called ‘Mad’ for Her Faith
Muslim husband takes children from her.
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