Asia | Dec. 4 2017

Churches ordered to stop holding worship

CHENNAI, India — Officials and police in India’s Tamil Nadu state have ordered 10 churches to discontinue worship services, sources said.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 3 2017

Pastor beaten after leading families to Christ

HYDERABAD, India — Weeks after a pastor led five families to faith in Christ in southern India, masked men on motorbikes intercepted him and... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 19 2017

Nepal enacts law against religious conversion

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Converting to another religion is now a crime in Nepal, thanks to a bill signed into law Oct. 16 by President Bidhya Devi... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 28 2017

Christian teen arrested for online comments

HYDERABAD, India — A Christian teenager in northern India was jailed for 12 days after anti-Hindu comments appeared on a fake Facebook account... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 8 2017

Four imprisoned Christians released in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Four Christians in Nepal who were sentenced to five years in prison on false charges of “witchcraft” and “violence”... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 7 2017

China tightens its ‘chokehold’ on churches

GUANGZHOU, China — China has tightened its “chokehold” on churches across the country in recent weeks, according to advocacy group China... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 2 2017

Jerusalem might have welcomed refugees B.C.

JERUSALEM — New archaeological finds in Jerusalem show that the city might have welcomed thousands of refugees in the millennia before Christ.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 25 2017

Hindu extremists beat pastor in India

DABLI RATHAN, India — A pastor in India’s Dabli Rathan village suffered serious head and leg injuries Aug. 16 after a band of Hindu extremists... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 8 2017

Anti-trafficking ministry allowed to stay open

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A major Christian anti-trafficking ministry narrowly escaped getting shut down after a CNN segment on child sex trafficking... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 27 2017

Child sex slave rescue group ordered to close

Roseville, California — An American Christian group that rescues child sex slaves has been ordered to close after Cambodian Prime Minister... [READ MORE]