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://christiandaily.com/article/christians-demand-justice-for-100-victims-of-2008-orissa-massacre-as-judge-orders-review-of-cases/56131.htm
http://fides.org/en/news/60624-ASIA_INDIA_Protestant_Pastor_beaten_by_Hindu_militants
http://www.ucanindia.in/news/hindu-extremists-stop-construction-of-church-building/32834/daily
https://www.premier.org.uk/News/World/Indian-Christians-await-justice-on-eighth-anniversary-of-religious-violence
http://www.persecution.org/2016/08/24/christians-in-india-mark-8th-anniversary-of-countrys-worst-anti-christian-violence/
http://christiantimes.com/article/christian-persecutions-in-india-on-the-rise-since-the-first-half-of-2016/61247.htm

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/66366/20160906/chinese-parents-begging-schools-to-teach-children-about-jesus-as-gospel-continues-to-spread.htm
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/church.defies.chinese.government.orders.to.stop.meetings.remove.religious.signage/94436.htm
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Zhang-Kai%E2%80%99s-criticism-of-jailed-activists-was-%E2%80%9Cforced-out-of-fear%E2%80%9D-38451.html
http://www.csw.org.uk/2016/08/31/news/3239/article.htm
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-un-rights-idUSKCN10Z0WT
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/christians.in.house.church.in.china.pledge.to.defy.authorities/93733.htm

Nepal: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2016/08/4591743/
http://www.interamerica.org/?p=23784#axzz4Hgq5ecLB

Nigeria: Persecution, Boko Haram and Fulani News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/08/herdsmen-invaded-enugu-killed-seminarian/
http://www.persecution.org/2016/08/26/fulani-militant-threat-continues-to-expand-in-nigeria-while-government-fails-to-react/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-37178258
http://www.persecution.org/2016/08/24/mass-riots-follow-attack-on-christian-college-student-beaten-near-death-in-alleged-blasphemy/
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/aug/18/chibok-abducted-girls-women-north-east-nigeria-boko-haram-video
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/19/world/africa/nigeria-boko-haram.html
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/nigeria.fulani.herdsmen.kill.10.in.christian.majority.area/93420.htm
https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/nigeria/2016-08-17/wives-boko-haram

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://www.christianpost.com/news/muslim-radicals-attack-200-christians-indonesian-church-harass-priest-reading-bible-169273/
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Surakarta,-Islamic-radicals-disrupt-the-celebration-of-Mass-38507.html
http://www.persecution.org/2016/09/02/isis-inspired-teenager-attacks-church-with-explosives-and-axe-in-indonesia/
http://www.ucanews.com/news/independence-day-leaves-bitter-taste-for-minority-faiths/76890

Pakistan: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.christianpost.com/news/christian-mother-of-5-asia-bibis-death-sentence-appeal-date-finally-set-by-pakistans-supreme-court-168435/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/asia.bibis.last.appeal.against.death.sentence.for.blasphemy.to.be.heard.in.october/93744.htm
http://www.persecution.org/2016/08/22/pakistans-supreme-court-sets-appeal-date-for-christian-mother-facing-gallows-for-blasphemy/
http://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/6025/0/chapel-opens-in-pakistani-prison
http://www.christiansinpakistan.com/in-search-of-equal-rights-in-pakistan/
http://www.christiantimes.com/article/judge-seeking-equality-on-all-religion-urges-review-on-pakistani-blasphemy-law/60756.htm
http://www.christiansinpakistan.com/sahiwal-christian-attorney-facilitating-a-christian-respondent-threatened-by-a-politician/

Iran: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2016/09/02/iran-arrests-five-christian-men-away-on-a-fishing-trip/
http://mohabatnews.com/en/?p=3091
http://www.christianpost.com/news/saeed-abedini-asks-why-the-us-and-un-refuse-to-condemn-irans-execution-of-christians-168788/
http://mohabatnews.com/en/?p=3070
http://mohabatnews.com/en/?p=3067

Democratic Republic of Congo: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

For more visit:
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2016/08/4588161/

North Korea: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2016/08/17/15/0401000000AEN20160817005500315F.html
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2016/08/485_211638.html

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.chinaaid.org/2016/08/christians-save-church-from-demolition.html
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/monitor-08192016104723.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/After-the-crosses,-Zhejiang-bans-religion-from-hospitals-38343.html
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/joshua.wong.christian.activist.who.took.on.the.chinese.government.sentenced.in.hong.kong/93151.htm
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/chinese-activists-families-face-house-arrest-travel-bans-lawyers-08122016113741.html
http://christiantimes.com/article/china-highly-criticized-for-trial-against-house-church-leaders-and-activists/60457.htm