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EU bargains for Christian’s release

March 28, 2018 |

The European Union has stepped in on behalf of Asia Bibi – the Christian woman on death row for blasphemy in Pakistan.

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Christian schoolchildren abused by teachers, says report

March 27, 2018 |

Students at a Christian school in Youhanabad, an impoverished Pakistani Christian community that has suffered terrorist attacks

New research by Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) exposes the discrimination Christian children face in schools around the world.

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‘Leap of faith’ to escape torture

March 27, 2018 |
Sajid Masih makes his statement to his solicitor from his hospital bed

Sajid Masih makes his statement to his solicitor from his hospital bed

A Pakistani Christian says he had to leap out of a fourth floor window to avoid torture by police.

Sajid Masih, 24, suffered severe injuries but was recovering in hospital in Lahore.

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Death at the nativity

February 1, 2018 |

This little boy is wounded but is able to feel his mother’s reassuring hand after death came in the form of two Islamist suicide bombers to a nativity service

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Imprisoned heroine Asia honoured by MEPs

November 29, 2017 |

HEROINE: Asia Bibi languishes in prison but is now a nominee for the Sakharov Prize

A Christian woman who has been on death row in Pakistan for seven years has been honoured by the European Parliament.

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Persecution Watch Oct – Nov 2017

October 4, 2017 |

Rebuilding hope in Iraq

Christians are slowly returning to the town of Karamles in Iraq after Islamic State (ISIS) was ousted.

Over half of the houses in the town are either piles of rubble or completely burnt out, but 250 families have signed up to return. With the help of Christian charity Open Doors, 30 houses have so far been restored, with 20 more in the pipeline. However, the returnees get no help from the government. Read More

PERSECUTION WATCH Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

November 26, 2016 |

Campaigners to sue US government for failing to stop jihadist genocide

Appeal to Trump to stop genocide

Frustration over the Obama administration’s inaction over the mass murder of Christians has led the American Centre for Law and Justice (ACLJ) to sue the US government.

After a long campaign to win the term ‘genocide’ for the relentless slaughter of Christians, as reported in this paper, the ACLJ claims that the Obama Administration refuses to take action. Read More

PERSECUTION WATCH Oct – Nov 2016

September 29, 2016 |

Girl kidnapped by ISIS appears on Facebook

Two years after her abduction by ISIS, little Christine, whose kidnap we reported in HEART, is still missing – but hopes rose for her mother when her daughter’s photo appeared on Facebook.

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Persecution Watch: 100 MILLION CHRISTIANS UNDER PERSECUTION

July 27, 2016 |

Homes, shops and churches destroyed in Lahore, Pakistan, as police look on. © persecutedchurchnews.blogspot.co.uk

3,000 more killed than in 2015 – and that doesn’t even include North Korea, Syria and Iraq

Global persecution of Christians has risen to around 100 million, according to Open Doors, the charity supporting persecuted Christians.

It also reveals that North Korea tops its World Watch List for the 14th consecutive year, as the most difficult place to be a Christian.

The Open Doors website (opendoorsuk.org) says: “The persecution of Christians has increased… across every region in which Open Doors works… Religious extremism – Islamic, Hindu and Buddhist – is the greatest source of persecution of Christians.” Read More

Bounty put on head of Christian boy

June 7, 2016 |

It’s not just Christian men and women but children who have been imprisoned after being accused of blasphemy in Pakistan

A young Christian boy in Pakistan charged with blasphemy is now running for his life, as Muslim leaders have offered a $10,000 reward for his body. Read More