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International News | Aug. 10 2020

Uzbek efforts to draft new religion law slow, shrouded in secrecy

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — The drafting of a new religion law by Uzbek officials has yet to happen and the process appears to be shrouded in secrecy.... [READ MORE]

Persecuted Church | Jul. 19 2020

16-year-old Christian in India killed for practicing faith

KENDUGUDA, India — Incited by Hindu extremists, tribal animists on June 4 murdered 16-year-old Sambaru Madkami (pictured) for his faith, later... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jul. 13 2020

Christian genocide underway in Nigeria, experts warn

JOS, Nigeria — Nine women and children were fatally shot or hacked to death by Muslim Fulani herdsmen June 3 in ongoing violence against Christians... [READ MORE]

Persecuted Church | Jun. 22 2020

Vietnamese pastor, religious freedom advocate beaten in jail

WASHINGTON — A Protestant pastor incarcerated in Vietnam is suffering abuse, according to the 2020 annual report from the United States Commission... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 15 2020

Iran releases jailed Christians but convictions continue

TEHRAN, Iran — Convictions of Christians continue in Iran, even as several believers have been released due to the COVID-19 crisis. Roughly... [READ MORE]

Persecuted Church | Jun. 8 2020

Uganda woman beaten, burned after converting to Christianity

NAIROBI, Kenya — A 24-year-old western Uganda woman was hospitalized after her Muslim father beat and burned her for becoming a Christian.... [READ MORE]

Persecuted Church | May. 31 2020

Tennessee pastor returns home after long detention in India

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee pastor Bryan Nerren returned to the U.S. on May 19 after being detained in India for seven months. Indian authorities... [READ MORE]

Persecuted Church | May. 22 2020

Violence against Christians continues in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria — Muslim Fulani herdsmen continue to kidnap, attack and kill Christians in Nigeria. In the past few weeks: In Plateau state, the... [READ MORE]

International News | May. 21 2020

Police arrest, assault Christians preparing relief aid in India

NEW DELHI – A pastor and seven others putting relief packets together for the poor were assaulted by police who arrested them on a baseless... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 15 2020

Two young Christian women in Uganda beaten for faith

BUGIRI DISTRICT, Uganda — Two young Christian women were beaten in separate attacks in eastern Uganda. Radical Muslims attacked Lydia Nabirye,... [READ MORE]

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