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HEART Christian newspaper | September 16, 2019

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Persecution Watch Archives - Page 6 of 8 - HEART Christian newspaper

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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Elderly Gideons’ Bibles burnt

March 23, 2018 |

Bibles burned by Hindu extremists in Telangana state, India

 

Opposition to the Christian faith is on the rise in India, as shown by a recent Bible burning episode.

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Never mind the nukes – N Korea is still killing Christians

March 23, 2018 |

With a mooted meeting between Presidents Trump and Kim Jong-Un, Christians may feel they can relax their prayers for North Korea, but there is no sign of a relaxation of state aggression against Christians.

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Life and death on the Nile

February 1, 2018 |

As Egypt’s Christians are targeted by Islamist extremists and rats bite off the ears of slum-dwelling Christian children, Wilfred Wong reports on this country that has long played a mysterious part in God’s purposes Meet Egypt’s Mother Teresa Nominated for the Nobel … Read More

Kidnapped girl found

February 1, 2018 |

Another fresh start for an uncertain Christina on her way home to Dohuk

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Bible survives arson attack on church

February 1, 2018 |

Amid the charred remains of this church stands the altar Bible without so much as a scorch mark.

The open Bible as it was found among the wreckage

The open Bible as it was found among the wreckage

Unsurprisingly, the Christians who used to worship here believe the undamaged Bible is a sign from God to encourage them in their faith after their church was firebombed. Read More

China, Nigeria and India are top three ‘countries of concern’ for 2018

February 1, 2018 |

China, Nigeria and India share the dubious distinction of being the ‘top three’ countries for increased attacks on Christians.

The annual Persecution Trends Report by UK-based Release International warns that Christians in China look set to face a harsh 2018. … Read More

New Year in Nigeria: 65 Christians dead

February 1, 2018 |

Fulani herdsmen regularly attack Christian villages  

Muslim Fulani herdsmen continue to murder Christians in Nigeria, and the latest attacks left at least 65 dead

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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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