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Asia | Aug. 23 2019

Foreign Christians arrested on charges of ‘converting’ in Nepal

A Christian from South Korea arrested in Nepal on charges of “attempting to convert” was released Aug. 7. Cho Yusang, a 73-year-old evangelical... [READ MORE]

Africa | Apr. 1 2019

Persecuted church: More than 200 Christians killed in continued escalating attacks throughout Nigeria

Christian deaths are spiraling in Nigeria as militant Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram terrorists escalate their attacks, according to reports... [READ MORE]

Asia | Feb. 27 2019

After threats on his life Sri Lankan Christian pursued, arrested

NATTANDIYA, Sri Lanka — Police in Sri Lanka arrested a Christian who reported a Buddhist mob’s threat on his life, according to an advocacy... [READ MORE]

Asia | Feb. 26 2019

Christian mother forced to move after arrest

A Christian mother of three arrested in northern India for trying to convert another woman to Christ has been transferred 130 miles from her... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 24 2019

Police arrest grandmother, three other Christians during worship

KEOVILAI, Laos — Police in Laos arrested a grandmother and three other Christians while they were worshipping, according to the advocacy group... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 5 2018

Hindu mob attempts to burn pastor alive

SUNDARGARH, India — A Christian pastor was taking his 18-month-old baby to the hospital for emergency treatment in the state of Odisha, India,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 3 2018

Fear spreads in India following attacks

NEW DELHI — Attacks on Christians that began in the Jaunpur District of Uttar Pradesh in July have spiked and spread, instilling fear in congregations... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 1 2018

Tribal leaders join forces with extremists

DURULA, India — Five Christian convert families in eastern India were at a worship service in October when their homes were vandalized by tribal... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 30 2018

Church in Nepal forced to close its doors

PALPA, Nepal — High-caste Hindus, Brahmins, who have been harassing a church in Nepal forced it to shut down in November and issued threats... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 7 2018

Christians forced to vow to limit faith

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Hundreds of minority Christians in Myanmar say they were forced to sign statements vowing to limit their faith and not... [READ MORE]

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