Iraq: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.newsweek.com/2015/04/03/new-exodus-christians-flee-isis-middle-east-316785.html
http://www.newsmax.com/Newsmax-Tv/Christians-slaughter-ISIS-Middle-East/2015/03/23/id/631981/
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/iraq-christians-persecuted-by-isis-60-minutes/

Egypt: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2015/03/25/egypt-and-the-complexities-of-keeping-christians-safe/
http://www.gospelherald.com/articles/54797/20150318/mother-of-egyptian-christian-beheaded-by-isis-martyr-milad-makeen-zaky-expresses-no-regrets-about-their-faith.htm

Christians Hunted Down as al-Shabaab Kill 147 in Kenya


Originally posted on TIME:

At least 147 people have been killed and 79 wounded in the Thursday’s attack on a Kenya university, according to the Kenya National Disaster Operation Centre. The centre says security forces have rescued more than 500 students from the Garissa University College campus but fighting is still going on.

For the past two weeks intelligence agencies in both Uganda and Kenya have issued warnings of possible terrorist attacks by the Islamist group al-Shabaab. The alerts urged caution about going to venues popular with westerners in Kampala, and vigilance around major infrastructure projects or universities in Kenya. Those warnings bore fruit just before dawn on Thursday as masked militants stormed a university dormitory complex in the Kenyan town of Garissa, launching grenades and firing guns.

President Uhuru Kenyatta released a statement urging Kenyans to “stay calm as we resolve this matter,” and extended his condolences “to the families of those…

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Sudan: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.onenewsnow.com/persecution/2015/03/12/sudanese-govt-carrying-out-religious-war-on-its-citizens

China: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2015/03/27/eight-chinese-christians-from-sanjiang-church-sentenced-to-prison/
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/25/world/asia/christian-pastor-in-china-gets-one-year-prison-term-in-battle-over-crosses.html
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/china.pastor.on.trial.after.protesting.removal.of.church.crosses/50638.htm
http://www.persecution.org/2015/03/16/three-chinese-christians-released-from-prison/

India: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue26503.html
http://www.ucanindia.in/news/jharkhand-christian-schools-targeted/28375/daily
http://www.persecution.org/2015/03/25/attacks-on-christians-grow-despite-modis-vows-to-protect-religious-freedom/
http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/fear-rules-in-tribal-pockets-of-madhya-pradesh-after-attack-on-churches-749343
http://www.persecution.org/2015/03/24/christians-expose-persecution-during-300-days-of-modis-rule-in-india/
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/navi-mumbai/Miscreants-attack-church-in-New-Panvel-Christians-condemn-it/articleshow/46646372.cms
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/03/3777970
http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/christian-parliamentarians-form-strategy-to-counter-attacks-115032001047_1.html
http://www.persecution.org/2015/03/22/villagers-attack-christian-mourners-during-funeral-in-india/

Cuba: Christian Mission News


The link below is to an article reporting on the growth of Christianity in Cuba.

For more visit:
http://www.christianpost.com/news/83000-bibles-sent-to-cuba-to-keep-up-with-incredible-growth-of-christianity-136042/

Nigeria: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2015/03/27/nigerian-christians-brace-for-increased-persecution-on-the-eve-of-presidential-elections/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-32054402
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/03/article_3784577.html/
http://saharareporters.com/2015/03/25/abubakar-shekau-abducted-schoolgirls-gwoza-escapee-says
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/24/boko-haram-kidnaps-women-children_n_6932324.html
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/03/article_3777903.html/

Pakistan: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/two.christians.accused.of.lahore.lynchings.after.church.bombings/50795.htm

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Attacks-in-Lahore,-police-arrest-200-Christians-33800.html
http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2015/March/Thai-Police-Arrest-400-Pakistani-Christian-Refugees/