In a report shared with Voice of the Persecuted, Shagufta Kiran, a Christian woman from Islamabad, has been accused of blasphemy for simply forwarding a message. Shagufta was arrested on July 29 by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and still in their custody under investigation. Shagufta’s husband, Rafique Maish, told theContinue Reading

At least 51 people were killed by Islamic militants on Sunday during village raids in Mali, said a district administrator. “Houses were ransacked and burned to the ground and herds of livestock carried away, said the administrator’s note, which was seen by Reuters.” According to the Daily Sun, the villages ransacked included Karou,Continue Reading

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A Christian college asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to reverse a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision that allows government to dictate who can teach the college’s faith. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent Gordon College. Originally known as Boston Missionary Training School, the college requires students and faculty alike to sign aContinue Reading

A number of churches in the Canada and the United States have been vandalized by criminals, some of whom claim to be acting in response to recent revelations around the horrifying mistreatment of indigenous children in Canada at the hands of mostly Catholic-run schools. Officials are still investigating the incidents.Continue Reading

In the early hours of July 5, 2021, gunmen invaded Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Nigeria, and kidnapped an estimated 153 students. As of today, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the kidnappers have released 32 of the students, 28Continue Reading

The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), a nonprofit based out of Nigeria, has released a report in which they say that roughly 3,462 Christians have been killed already in 2021 by Fulani militants and Boko Haram throughout Nigeria. In addition, 3000 Christians have been abducted, whileContinue Reading

New guidelines to regulate the film content have been issued by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which concerns Catholic directors who fear that programs teaching the Christian faith will be erased. According to UCA News, the National Administration of Radio and Television has banned filming 20 categories of content includingContinue Reading

High-profile Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King called for the destruction of Jesus Christ statues and Christian churches for their depiction of the “white” holy family, which King argued are forms of “white supremacy” and “racist propaganda” that promote “oppression.” “Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claimContinue Reading

On June 12, 2020, an independent church in the state of Tamil Nadu, southern India, was set on fire on Friday night by unknown aggressors. The fire brought down the entire roof, affected the building structure, furniture, speaker boxes, and amplifier, causing damages estimated around US $2,700. While the reasonContinue Reading

Great Big Family Productions Presents… Sidewalk Prophets bring their unprecedented “Virtual Tour” live stream in anticipation for new album release.  The band is pioneering what virtual events will look like. UPDATE: DAVE FREY INTERVIEW DISCUSSING THE TOUR – CHECK IT OUT BELOW The show includes:   *FREE admission, fans justContinue Reading

On June 4, 2020, Nadeem Joseph and his family were attacked by Muslim neighbors after moving into the TV Colony of Peshawar, the capital of the Khybar Pakhtunkhawa province in Pakistan. Joseph and his mother-in-law were shot by Salman Khan and his sons. Khan reportedly attacked Joseph and his familyContinue Reading

According to local reports, Sombura Madkami, a 14-year-old Christian boy from Kenduguda village, located in the in Malkangiri district of India’s Odisha state, was brutally murdered by religious extremists. Christian leaders claim Sombura was murdered by religious extremists who had been harassing Christians in Kenduguda village for years. “On theContinue Reading

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Tuesday that prioritizes international religious freedom concerns for United States foreign policy. Specifically, it requires the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development to create long-term strategic plans for advancing religious freedom internationally, provides $50 million per year for religious freedomContinue Reading