Persecution Watch Archives - Page 7 of 9 - HEART Christian newspaper
“Bold and compassionate”: the late Dr Li Baiguang (left) defended Chinese pastors
An internationally-recognised Chinese human rights lawyer has died suddenly under suspicious circumstances.
Dr Li Baiguang, 49, an outspoken legal advocate for Christian pastors under arrest, is said …
As crosses are torn down, churches demolished and pastors arrested, persecution is set to reach highest level “since Cultural Revolution”
Last updated on March 31st, 2018 at 11:16 am
Handshake of hope: Baroness Cox is raising urgently needed funds for displaced Sudanese civilians
Fresh military offensives have forced another 3,000 North Sudanese civilians to flee their homes this March, according to a report from Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART).
Last updated on March 31st, 2018 at 10:56 am
Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese Stephen Mamza, pictured distributing food aid to victims of Boko Haram in Adamawa state in 2015
The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has called the kidnapping of another 110 schoolgirls by terrorist group Boko Haram a “national disaster”.
Last updated on March 31st, 2018 at 11:28 am
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.
Last updated on March 31st, 2018 at 11:25 am
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.
Last updated on March 26th, 2018 at 11:40 am
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.