Taliban on the Attack in Afghanistan


The Taliban have moved onto the offensive in Afghanistan with a massive co-ordinated attack. Embassies in Kabul have been targeted, including the British, German, Russian and US embassies, as well as the Afghan Parliament and the NATO headquarters. There are also attacks on other sites in the city. The attacks have been going on now for at least two hours and are continuing.

It is not just Kabul that is under attack, there are attacks also in the cities of Jalalabad, Pul-e-Alam and Gardez.

For more, visit:
http://www.newsday.com/news/nation/taliban-attack-afghan-capital-3-other-cities-1.3661714
http://www.euronews.com/newswires/1483048-multiple-attacks-on-kabul-taliban-claims-spring-offensive/

Persecution News – Sudan & South Sudan


The following articles report on continuing persecution of Christians in Sudan and the conflict between Sudan and South Sudan.

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15993.html

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue16001.html

Persecution News – Iran


The following article reports on continuing persecution of Christians in Iran and in particular the complete destruction of a Christian cemetery.

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15965.html

Latest Persecution News – 9 April 2012


Southern Sudanese Christians Fear Forced Repatriation

The following article reports on the continuing persecution of Christians in Sudan. This article reports on Sudanese attempts to force out people originating from South Sudan.

http://www.compassdirect.org/english/country/sudan/article_1497559.html

 

The articles linked to above are by Compass Direct News and  relate to persecution of Christians around the world. Please keep in mind that the definition of ‘Christian’ used by Compass Direct News is inclusive of some that would not be included in a definition of Christian that I would use or would be used by other Reformed Christians. The articles do however present an
indication of persecution being faced by Christians around the world.

Uzbekistan: Persecution News


The following articles report on continuing persecution in Uzbekistan.

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15781.html

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15794.html

Iran: Persecution News


The following articles report on continuing persecution in Iran.

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15776.html

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15786.html

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15792.html

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15795.html

Nigeria: Continuing Persecution of Christians


The following article reports on the continuing persecution of Christians in Nigeria by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15758.html

Iran: Continuing Persecution of Christians


The following articles report on the continuing persecution of Christians in Iran.

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15734.html

http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue15745.html

Latest Persecution News – 19 March 2012


Nuns Traumatized after School Attack in Egypt

The following article reports on an attack on two nuns in Aswan Province, Egypt, by Islamists.

http://www.compassdirect.org/english/country/egypt/article_1449790.html

 

Crackdown in Iran Hits Official Churches

The following article reports on the continuing persecution of Christians in Iran. Official churches are now being targeted as well.

http://www.compassdirect.org/english/country/iran/article_1450525.html

 

The articles linked to above are by Compass Direct News and  relate to persecution of Christians around the world. Please keep in mind that the definition of ‘Christian’ used by Compass Direct News is inclusive of some that would not be included in a definition of Christian that I would use or would be used by other Reformed Christians. The articles do however present an indication of persecution being faced by Christians around the world.