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June 18, 2021
Christians make up about 8.2 percent of the population of Myanmar. Most of these Christians are Protestants, with Roman Catholics comprising most of...
June 17, 2021
Christians make up about 30% of the population of Burkina Faso. Their persecution is escalating, and continues to be largely ignored by the...
June 16, 2021
This passage from the article below sums up the predicament of Christians in Pakistan: “Lala Robin Daniel expressed his disappointment at the...
June 15, 2021
We have seen many times here at ChristianPersecution.com that it is not just unrecognized religious groups in Egypt that face persecution, but...
June 14, 2021
Many Hindus believe that conversion to Christianity is an attack on their culture and way of life, and an imminent threat to both, despite the fact...
June 13, 2021
The case of Shagufta Kausar and Shafqat Emmanuel, also known as Shafqat Masih, provides a particularly disturbing example of the mechanism of the...
June 12, 2021
Note that the victim’s husband states that “this was not the first time” the perpetrator had “kidnapped a Christian female,...
June 11, 2021
Kenya has a Christian majority (Kenya is 80% Christian, including over 600,000 Orthodox Christians). Nevertheless, the Christians are subjected to...
June 10, 2021
Hurttimurtti presents the documentary The Power of Persecuted Church, directed by Ruut Ahonen. In countries where Christians are persecuted and...
June 9, 2021
The Iranian government targets converts to Christianity because it considers them to be apostate and threats to the state. That is why converts are...
June 8, 2021
Hindu extremist mobs continue to target Christians. All too frequently, police who are sympathetic to the attackers just stand idly by, as we see in...
June 7, 2021
Rachid Seighir was sentenced for “shaking the faith” of Muslims with Christian literature. This story illustrates the insecurity and fear with which...
June 6, 2021
As this article illustrates, Christians in Egypt frequently encounter opposition from government officials as well as from local non-Christians, as...
June 5, 2021
On June 1, ChristianPersecution.com reported that police had arrested eleven suspected Islamic militants accused of plotting attacks at several...
June 4, 2021
On May 28, ChristianPersecution.com reported on the Turkish bombing of the Christian village of Miska in Iraq. This was not the first time that...
June 4, 2021
Vajrayana Buddhism is the state religion of Bhutan. Less than one percent of the Bhutanese population is Christian; most of these are Protestants....
June 2, 2021
The victim’s associate Samuel Solomon enunciated the goal of attacks against Christians in Nigeria: “Pastor Makpa had no money, in fact, the...
June 1, 2021
In Indonesia as elsewhere, Christians are a tiny, embattled minority, more threatened now than ever before. The targeting of churches means that...
May 31, 2021
The murder of Christians in Nigeria has become grimly routine, as it takes place now practically a daily basis. This crisis continues to grow in the...
May 30, 2021
The Orthodox Church in Indonesia has 13 parishes in Java, Bali, Sumatra, Celebes, Timor and Papua. 87% of Indonesians are Muslim. Like Christians in...