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 May 25, 2024

Pakistan: Mob Brutally Attacks Elderly Christian Man after False Blasphemy Claims Circulate

Around 7 a.m., an angry mob attacked an elderly Christian man after claims that he had burned pages from a Quran circulated throughout the Mujahid colony in Gillwala, a predominantly Christian community in Sargodha, Pakistan.

Pray urgently for a group of Christians in Mexico

Today we ask you to pray urgently for a group of Christians in Mexico, who were forced from their homes last month. 

Christians in Gaza: “We’re finished. We can’t live this way anymore.”

Toothless arrest warrants sought by the International Criminal Court cause problems for Israel abroad.

Iran: Not everyone in Iran mourns Raisi’s death

You may have seen videos this week featuring public displays of mourning at President Ebrahim Raisi’s funeral.

Daughter, Son-in-Law of Missouri State Rep. Killed Serving as Missionaries in Haiti

Gang members shot and killed the daughter and son-in-law of Missouri state Rep. Ben Baker Thursday evening in Port-au-Prince, where the couple served as missionaries.

Eritrea: The "crime" of ministering to youth

Mussie Ezaz, who is married and has three children, was arrested in September 2007 for his work as a youth minister with the Kale Hiwot (Word of Life) Church.

Following President Raisi’s death, what could change for Iranians, Christians?

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi unexpectedly died Sunday in a helicopter crash

Christian Journalist’s Whereabouts Unknown on Day of Scheduled Release

Zhang Zhan, a 40-year-old Christian blogger, journalist, activist, and former human rights lawyer, was scheduled to be released on May 13 after four years in prison.

Malaysian Woman Loses Battle to be Declared a Non-Muslim

In a decision that could have ramifications for Muslims who have converted to Christianity, the Penang High Court dismissed a woman’s bid to legally be declared a non-Muslim on her national ID card.

Students Attacked During Prayer Service in Indonesia

Four Muslim men attacked several Catholic students from Pamulang University as the students finished an evening prayer service on Sunday, May 5, in South Tangerang City, Banten Province, Indonesia.

Ad Targeting Christians in Pakistan Criticized

Notice for sanitation workers is discriminatory, they say.

China: Where is Zhang Zhan?

Christian citizen journalist Zhang Zhan was supposed to be released on May 13th after a four-year jail sentence for reporting on the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan.




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