North Korea: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.christianpost.com/news/north-korea-imprisoned-canadian-pastor-hyeon-soo-lim-sign-petition-demanding-freedom-155834/
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2016/01/20/christian-persecution-reached-record-high-in-2015-n2106873
http://www.dailynk.com/english/read.php?num=13701&cataId=nk02500
http://www.persecution.org/2016/01/14/korean-american-pastor-detained-in-north-korea-on-charges-of-spying/
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-usa-detainee-idUSKCN0UQ0PY20160112

Iraq and Syria: Persecution News Update


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.persecution.org/2016/01/21/isis-blows-up-homes-and-churches-to-punish-christians-and-dissenters/
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-un-idUSKCN0UX0ZD
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/isis.release.16.assyrian.christians/76595.htm
http://rudaw.net/english/middleeast/iraq/06012016

Bangladesh: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://christiannews.net/2016/01/10/isis-claims-responsibility-for-murder-of-bangladeshi-man-who-reportedly-converted-to-christianity/

Vietnam & Cambodia: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Vietnam and Cambodia.

For more visit:
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/Montagnard-asylum-01212016164718.html
http://www.ucanews.com/news/rights-groups-call-for-release-of-christian-lawyer-in-vietnam/74924

Philippines: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
https://www.mnnonline.org/news/filipino-christians-press-on-despite-persecution/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/christians.in.the.philippines.suffering.new.levels.of.violence.and.intimidation/75998.htm

Indonesia: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://onenewsnow.com/persecution/2016/01/25/indonesian-christians-fear-they-will-be-next-target-for-terrorists
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Ten-thousand-people-from-all-religions-rally-in-Jakarta-against-terrorism-36425.html
http://www.ucanews.com/news/sharia-police-prepare-to-remove-church-tents-in-aceh/74919

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:
http://www.ucanindia.in/news/bhopal-archbishop-speaks-out-against-misuse-of-conversion-law/31276/daily
http://www.ucanews.com/news/violence-against-indias-christians-on-the-rise/74992
http://www.ucanews.com/news/india-arrests-12-for-violating-anti-conversion-law/74989
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/85-major-anti-Christian-incidents-in-2015-claims-NGO/articleshow/50618719.cms
http://www.ucanews.com/news/indian-church-prepares-data-for-victims-of-2008-violence/74955
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2016/01/07/christians_still_face_violence__in_odisha,_india/1199447

Malaysia: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/hadi-a-man-of-no-substance-says-sarawak-church-leader
http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-harsher-islam-displaces-old-ways-in-malaysia-1452748999
http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/justice-for-indira-a-distant-dream-says-former-minister

Sudan: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/sudanese.pastor.acquitted.of.obstructing.church.demolition/75776.htm