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.persecution.org/2016/09/02/terrorists-kill-one-christian-and-damage-dozens-of-houses-in-suicide-attack-in-pakistan/
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/09/02/christian-colony-court-in-pakistan-targeted-in-militant-attack.html
http://christiandaily.com/article/pakistani-christian-girl-subjected-to-forced-conversion-and-marriage-faces-death-threats-after-escaping-from-kidnapper/56218.htm
http://christiantimes.com/article/christians-in-pakistan-hope-and-pray-for-the-acquittal-of-asia-bibi/61735.htm
http://www.christiansinpakistan.com/khushal-town-fracas-dismayed-christians-soothed-after-police-officials-pledge-austere-action-against-assaulters/
http://www.christianpost.com/news/christians-urged-petition-pakistan-supreme-court-not-to-kill-asia-bibi-blasphemy-charge-168562/

Iraq and Syria: ISIS and Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.christiandaily.com/article/youth-pastor-sparks-hope-among-persecuted-iraqi-christians/56190.htm
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2016/08/31/state-department-sued-over-lack-of-action-after-christian-genocide-declaration-n2212061
http://www.christianpost.com/news/isis-horrific-mass-graves-uncover-thousands-victims-killed-syria-iraq-168802/
http://www.wnd.com/2016/08/why-we-dont-see-more-christian-refugees/
http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/264001/christian-persecution-muslim-world-christians-raymond-ibrahim
http://gulfnews.com/opinion/thinkers/christianity-belongs-in-the-middle-east-1.1884539
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/sold.as.a.sex.slave.and.forced.to.convert.to.islam.one.christian.womans.extraordinary.escape.from.islamic.state/93564.htm

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/

Egypt: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2016/08/23/how-reconciliation-sessions-lead-to-persecution/
http://www.bosnewslife.com/37123-jailed-christian-convert-embracing-islam-in-egypt
http://christiandaily.com/article/christians-wait-for-egypt-to-vote-on-law-authorizing-church-constructions/55548.htm
http://www.aina.org/news/20160818183442.htm
http://allafrica.com/stories/201608171213.html
http://christiantimes.com/article/egypts-three-christian-denominations-approve-bill-on-church-construction-and-restoration/60753.htm
http://www.haaretz.com/middle-east-news/1.736712
http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/08/11/us-report-highlights-lack-egyptian-government-counter-measures-face-victimisation-religious-minorities-egypt/

Nigeria: Persecution and Boko Haram News Update


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

For more visit:
http://morningstarnews.org/2016/08/seven-christians-killed-in-north-central-nigeria-by-muslim-fulani-cattle-herders/
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2016/08/4589231/
http://blogs.christianpost.com/god-reports/boko-haram-kidnapped-10000-boys-forced-them-to-become-child-soldiers-28011/
http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/more-news/208454-man-accuses-wife-converting-islam-seeks-divorce.html
http://morningstarnews.org/2016/08/at-least-13-christians-killed-in-muslim-fulani-herdsmen-attacks-in-kaduna-state-nigeria/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/nigeria.militant.christian.group.vows.revenge.attacks.on.muslims.if.boko.haram.kills.christians/92622.htm
http://allafrica.com/stories/201608080030.html

Sudan: Persecution News Update


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

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2016/08/31/walking-through-persecution-sudanese-pastors-case-exposes-legal-contradictions/
http://morningstarnews.org/2016/08/charges-against-pastors-in-sudan-could-lead-to-death-penalty/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/sudan.christian.pastors.may.face.death.sentence.over.espionage.charges/92962.htm
http://allafrica.com/stories/201608080245.html
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2016/08/4578908/