Egypt: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://triblive.com/usworld/betsyhiel/9704845-74/blasphemy-christians-egypt

Nigeria: Persecution and Boko Haram News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution and Boko Haram news from Nigeria (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-35400537
http://allafrica.com/stories/201601210345.html
http://allafrica.com/stories/201601150858.html
http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/196733-breaking-stand-off-at-presidential-villa-as-bringbackourgirls-group-insists-on-meeting-buhari.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-35241610
http://allafrica.com/stories/201601051226.html
http://www.newsweek.com/chibok-girls-campaigners-slam-buhari-boko-haram-claim-411701

Mexico: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2016/01/06/30-evangelical-protestants-expelled-homes-destroyed-in-mexico/

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/2016/01/beijing-church-elder-formally-arrested.html
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/01/13/china-arrests-rights-lawyers-6-months-after-taking-them-away.html
http://www.chinaaid.org/2016/01/officials-close-kindergarten-bar.html
http://www.chinaaid.org/2016/01/authorities-investigate-universities.html
http://www.chinaaid.org/2016/01/court-rejects-christians-appeal-orders.html
http://www.chinaaid.org/2016/01/officials-raid-house-churches-detain-5.html

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.gospelherald.com/articles/61421/20160114/muslims-pakistan-disrupt-christians-worship-storm-homes.htm
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2016/01/14/pakistani-family-says-teenage-christian-daughter-kidnapped-forced-to-convert-to-islam-and-marry-her-abductor/
http://www.persecution.org/2016/01/14/christians-in-pakistan-welcome-new-year-only-to-have-church-damaged-in-arson-attack/
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/opinion/13-Jan-2016/out-of-the-frying-pan-and-into-the-fire
http://www.ucanews.com/news/christian-church-in-pakistan-badly-damaged-in-arson-attack/74935
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Young-Muslim-man-who-burnt-copies-of-the-Bible-and-sacred-hymns-arrested-in-Kasur-36342.html

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.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/01/07/national/christians-enjoy-safety-security-in-south-waziristan-says-local/
http://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/pakistan/muslim-man-arrested-for-burning-bible-in-kasur/
https://www.mnnonline.org/news/conference-spotlight-church-planting-in-restrictive-countries/
http://www.christianpost.com/news/asia-bibi-pakistani-christian-mother-death-row-blasphemy-forgives-muslim-persecutors-154177/
http://www.christianpost.com/news/thailand-christian-pakistani-mother-seeking-asylum-dies-jail-christmas-eve-154055/

Iran: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.christianitytoday.com/gleanings/2016/january/iran-frees-pastor-saeed-abedini-after-three-years-prison.html
http://christiannews.net/2016/01/16/american-pastor-imprisoned-in-iran-set-free-in-prisoner-swap/
http://www.persecution.org/2016/01/16/pastor-saeed-abedini-freed-from-prison-in-iran-along-with-three-other-americans/
http://www.worthynews.com/22598-iran-christian-prisoner-faces-new-charges
http://www.foreigndesknews.com/lisas-desk/iran-moves-to-convert-confiscated-church-into-mosque/
http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2016/01/maisam-hojati-isfahan-christian-convert-arrested/

J. I. Packer’s Ministry Ends


The public ministry of J. I. Packer appears to be largely over, to the extent that it can ever be truly over. The link below is to an article reporting on the end of his ministry.

For more visit:
http://www.christianitytoday.com/gleanings/2016/january/crossway-ji-packer-ministry-has-ended-macular-degeneration.html

Nigeria: Boko Haram and Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on Boko Haram and persecution news from Nigeria (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.newsweek.com/boko-haram-fled-coming-home-403633
http://allafrica.com/stories/201512111539.html
http://www.persecution.org/2015/12/10/boko-haram-still-a-threat-as-deadline-nears/
http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/12/08/boko-haram-wounded-and-dangerous-terrorism-nigeria/
http://allafrica.com/stories/201512080759.html
http://morningstarnews.org/2015/12/muslim-who-attacked-ministry-building-in-nigeria-attempts-to-seize-property/

Nigeria: Boko Haram and Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on Boko Haram and persecution news from Nigeria (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/12/4143468/
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-nigeria-boko-haram-camps-idUSKBN0TM1JI20151203#6ud5tlyiISP4l8T6.97
http://www.ibtimes.com/nigerias-education-crisis-boko-haram-targeting-schools-teachers-students-devastating-2177842
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/11/4134200/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/boko.haram.suicide.bomb.kills.21.pilgrims/71929.htm
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/3626084/4123991?version=1