Syria: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution and ISIS news from Syria.

For more visit:
https://barnabasfund.org/news/Islamic-State-IS-enter-Syrian-town-and-brutally-kill-Christians-and-Alawites-whilst-continued-fighting-in-Aleppo-during-truce-results-in-more-deaths-and-injuries

India: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from India.

For more visit:
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Chhattisgarh%3A-Evangelical-Christian-arrested-for-handing-out-brochures-on-Gospel-37469.html

Nepal: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Nepal.

For more visit:
http://www.christiandaily.com/article/christianity-is-unexpectedly-on-the-rise-in-nepal/52283.htm

China: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from China (the latest are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.chinaaid.org/2016/05/guizhou-pastors-case-transferred-to.html
http://www.chinaaid.org/2016/05/china-aid-releases-2015-annual-report.html
http://www.chinaaid.org/2016/05/zhejiang-pastors-wife-released-pastor.html
http://www.chinaaid.org/2016/05/wenzhou-house-church-leader-beaten-by.html

Iran: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Iran.

For more visit:
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/iranian.church.pastor.released.from.detention.three.church.members.still.held/86155.htm
http://fcnn.com/en/?p=227

Egypt: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Egypt.

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2016/05/17/following-gods-will-egyptian-christian-finds-joy-in-prison-for-christ/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/extremists.burn.down.church.in.egypt/85988.htm

Pakistan: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Pakistan (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.theglobaldispatch.com/mob-targets-pakistani-christian-seamstress-for-sitting-on-islamic-script-narrowly-escapes-blasphemy-accusation-47347/
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/A-Christian-water-man-marginalised-for-his-religion-gets-his-job-back-37530.html
http://christiantimes.com/article/local-muslims-have-no-right-to-impose-their-conditions-says-claas-over-blasphemy-issue/55561.htm
http://www.christianpost.com/news/christian-woman-dies-from-injuries-suffered-in-pakistan-easter-terror-attack-164077/
http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/05/16/is-pakistan-safe-for-christians/
http://episcopaldigitalnetwork.com/ens/2016/05/16/fresh-call-for-release-of-asia-bibi/

Nigeria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution and Boko Haram news from Nigeria.

For more visit:
http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/03/15-feared-dead-fulani-herdsmen-storm-another-benue-community/
http://www.ewtnnews.com/catholic-news/US.php?id=13655
http://allafrica.com/stories/201605130071.html

India: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from India.

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2016/05/16/local-christians-in-india-claim-lutheran-minister-murdered-by-hindu-radicals/
http://www.thecitizen.in/index.php/OldNewsPage/?Id=7655&US/Govt/Should/Integrate/Religious/Freedom/into/Strategic/Dialogue/with/India:/USCIRF

Vietnam: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Vietnam.

For more visit:
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/vietnam/vietnamese-authorities-interrogate-pastors-wife-over-meeting-wth-us-diplomats-05122016154247.html