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Asia | Jan. 14 2017

Gangs beat Christians trying to defend their church property

SHIJIAZHUANG, China — Gangs hired by China’s Communist regime beat Christians in the northern Hebei province after they attempted to keep... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 14 2017

Chinese woman sentenced to prison for Bible study

URUMQI, China — A woman in China’s western Xinjiang region has been given a three-year prison term for having a Bible study, with the court... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 22 2016

Christians acquitted after six months in jail

CHARIKOT, Nepal — Eight Christians accused of trying to convert children with a comic book were acquitted by a Nepali court Dec. 6, according... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 1 2016

Persecuted North Korean Christians pray for West

In North Korea, Christians are hunted down, imprisoned and murdered. And in the face of that kind of persecution, they’re not praying for their... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 10 2016

‘No let up’ of persecution in North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea — The persecution of Christians in North Korea continues at horrifying levels, according to Open Doors, an organization... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 13 2016

Muslims convicted in murders of Christians

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Authorities in Turkey recently arrested five Muslim nationalists convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the torture... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 15 2016

Baptists fined; Kazakhs to face harsher law

KALBATAU, Kazakhstan — Seven Baptists who met for worship in East Kazakhstan Region were recently fined for meeting without state permission.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 15 2016

Security guards help prevent mass killing in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Swift action by security forces prevented a major tragedy in northwestern Pakistan after four Taliban suicide attackers... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 15 2016

Christian women forced to convert, marry

HAJIPUR, Pakistan — Forced conversions and abduction of Christian girls in Pakistan has risen at an alarming rate, said Nasir Saeed, director... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 1 2016

Violence against Christians rising in India

At least 134 incidents of violence against Christians in India were carried out in the first half of 2016 alone, compared with 147 incidents... [READ MORE]

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