Eritrea: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
https://www.opendoorsusa.org/christian-persecution/stories/human-rights-eritrea/
http://www.christiantimes.com/article/eritrean-christians-raise-concern-over-continued-house-arrest-of-church-leader/72872.htm
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2017/09/eritrean-christian-single-mothers-isolation-church-leader-husband-imprisoned/

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China: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.gospelherald.com/articles/71450/20171004/china-detains-two-christian-women-3-y-o-missionary-work.htm
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2113277/former-hong-kong-eoc-official-loses-gratuity-fee-retrial
http://www.persecution.org/2017/09/27/china-losing-freedom-in-every-aspect/
http://www.christiantimes.com/article/china-intensifies-crackdown-on-churches-with-new-plans-to-force-registration-with-government/72905.htm
https://international.la-croix.com/news/cross-accidentally-set-alight-as-chinese-officials-take-it-from-church/5963
https://www.ucanews.com/news/chinese-priest-gets-jail-time-for-theft-supporters-say-he-was-framed/80303
http://www.chinaaid.org/2017/09/christian-academy-banned-for.html

Cambodia, Vietnam and Philippines: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Cambodia, Vietnam and the Philippines, particularly in reference to Montagnard Christians (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
https://www.ucanews.com/news/the-betrayal-of-vietnams-forgotten-christians/80364
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/refugees-set-departure
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/well-founded-fears-montagnards-returning-vietnam-speak-dread-what-awaits-them
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/seven-asylees-fly-out

Malaysia: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/10/12/dap-reports-zamihan-for-labelling-christians-infidels-chinese-unclean/
http://www.themalaysianinsight.com/s/16275/
https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2017/09/283586/muslim-ngos-lodge-police-report-against-hannah-yeoh-preaching
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/sabah-church-seeks-basis-for-allah-ban-but-govt-says-its-a-secret#vBJSJc8CErUBEevW.97
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/malaysia-foils-islamic-state-terror-plot-to-attack-places-of-9215224

Bangladesh: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
https://www.premier.org.uk/News/World/Bishop-voices-concerns-of-work-discrimination-against-Bangladeshi-Christians

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.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/persecution-against-pakistani-christians-discussed-in-the-united-nations-646479823.html
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1511835/sindh-cm-promises-land-education-city-catholic-varsity/
http://www.dw.com/en/whatsapp-blasphemy-and-the-plight-of-pakistani-christians/a-40597455
https://www.dawn.com/news/1358573
http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/international-community-should-take-pakistan-to-task-over-persecution-of-christians-82104.html
https://www.christiantoday.com/article/pakistani.christian.handed.death.sentence.for.blasphemy/113912.htm

Nepal: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2017/09/28/four-nepali-christians-released-after-nine-months-of-wrongful-imprisonment/
http://christiannews.net/2017/09/26/nepali-christians-freed-nine-months-after-conviction-for-witchcraft-of-praying-for-mentally-ill-woman/
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-09-15/from-terror-to-tolerance.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Nepals-new-criminal-code-punishes-all-religious-conversions-41746.html

India: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
https://www.christiantoday.com/article/new.indian.anti.conversion.law.draws.christian.protests/114259.htm
http://www.persecution.org/2017/09/20/jharkhands-state-governor-in-india-approves-anti-forced-conversion-law-despite-opposition/
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Catholic-college-closed-down-in-Madhya-Pradesh.-Bishop-of-Sagar:-They-want-to-drive-out-Christians-41829.html
http://www.persecution.org/2017/09/18/despite-persecution-in-india-i-will-live-for-him-alone/
http://www.christianpost.com/news/christians-india-warn-spiraling-hatred-letter-pm-modi-photo-hindus-burning-cross-199451/
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/jharkhand-guv-approves-freedom-of-religion-bill-land-act-bjp-welcomes-move/

Iraq & Syria: Latest Persecution and ISIS News


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution and ISIS news from Iraq and Syria (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.aina.org/news/20170921132446.htm
http://www.persecution.org/2017/09/21/admired-but-not-protected-christians-seek-home-elsewhere/
http://www.dw.com/en/syrian-christians-advance-against-is-in-de-facto-capital-raqqa/a-40606948
https://www.vox.com/world/2017/9/18/16309558/isis-iraq-kurds-trump-us-mosul-syria-war-terrorism
https://www.newsdeeply.com/syria/articles/2017/09/15/in-syrias-war-economy-women-have-become-a-form-of-currency
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/08/retreating-isis-fighters-prepare-for-last-stand-in-syria

Central African Republic: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution and associated news from the Central African Republic (the most recent articles are at the top).

For more visit:
http://allafrica.com/stories/201709140561.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/amnesty-says-horrific-violence-in-central-african-republic/2017/09/08/6eff49c6-9486-11e7-8482-8dc9a7af29f9_story.html
http://allafrica.com/stories/201709070104.html