While the rape case of Christian girl Fouzia BiBi is still under investigation. Further violence and pressure on the victim family and also on LEAD to avoid proceedings in this case and both are facing some problems including financial crisis. One another attempted rape and abduction case comes on surface of Christian girl Saba Bibi [...]
Yusuf Ibrahim, a Muslim man, targeted and murdered two Coptic Egyptian Christian men who lived and worked in New Jersey. He beheaded them and cut off their hands. Authorities in New Jersey allege a Muslim man beheaded two Coptic Christians, burying their bodies and heads and hands in separate graves near Philadelphia, bringing the horror [...]
China’s Christians felt a noticeable rise in persecution in 2012 as the Communist government began the first of a three-phase plan to eradicate unregistered house churches, a new report says. Incidents of persecution of Christians rose by about 42 percent last year compared with 2011, according to the report by human rights group China Aid. [...]
Since when is criticizing Islam a crime? Since when was defending the rights of writers, journalists and artists to say, write and draw what they like a crime? You really do have to rub your eyes. These are not Saudi papers or the Tehran Daily News running these smears — they are allegedly “liberal” papers [...]
Four foreigners have been arrested in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on suspicion of being Christian missionaries and printing books about Christianity, a security official said on Saturday. “They were arrested on Tuesday at a publishing house where they were printing thousands of books that called for conversion to Christianity,” security official Hussein Bin [...]
It is now more than a year since these four Christian converts were arrested in Shiraz. They are still being held in Adel-Abad prison in a ward known as “Ebrat” (edification) awaiting the court’s decision. According to Mohabat News, the four Christian converts’ latest trial was held on December 28, 2012 in Branch 3 of [...]
A YOUNG fighter for the Free Syrian Army sat at a checkpoint on a couch taken from an abandoned house. He cradled his Kalashnikov and waited on the empty street for a car to inspect, or a pedestrian to pat down. If only the future of Syria would reveal itself to him as easily. The [...]
Saudi Arabia. 52 Ethiopian Christians detained in Saudi Arabia after attending a worship service in a private home.
Dozens of Ethiopian Christians, mostly women, have been detained in Saudi Arabia after attending a worship service in a private home. The Christians – 46 women and six men including three church leaders – were arrested on Friday, February 8, said the well-informed Religious Liberty Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance, or ‘WEA-RLC’. It said [...]
On Friday evening Muslims in the village of Sarsena, Tamiya district in Fayoum province (103 KM southwest of central Cairo) set fire to the church of St. George and hurled stones at it, causing damage to its dome; they broke the cross on top of the dome, demolished parts of its interior and defaced and [...]
Pakistan. Martyrs of Pakistani Christians sacrificed their lives for rights of millions of Christians.
We are observing 15th anniversary of Martyr Feroz Masih, who was killed by Karachi Police firing in front of Governor House on February 13, 1997, during a peaceful protest procession against Muslim mob attack on a Christian village Shanti Nagar in Punjab province of Pakistan. In clouds of tear gas shelling and police firing on [...]