Persecution News

July
18
2017

Christian Journalist Prosecuted in Nigeria

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Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is concerned at the remanding in custody of a Christian journalist for publishing an incorrect story. His case is an example of eroding press freedom... Read More

July
18
2017

Christian Pastor Shot in Punjab, India

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The Christian community in Ludhiana, the largest city in India’s north-western state of Punjab, is in shock after a pastor was shot dead outside his Pentecostal church on Saturday evening ... Read More

July
5
2017

Lengthy Prison for Iranian Pastor and Converts

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An Iranian church leader and two men who converted from Islam to Christianity have received lengthy jail sentences for offences relating to evangelism and acting against national security.... Read More

July
5
2017

Chinese Church Pays Hefty Fine for "Illegal Income"

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(Guiyang, Guizhou—June 30, 2017) Following an inconclusive hearing, officials in China’s southern Guizhou province issued a notice to two church pastors re-stating that they mu... Read More

June
13
2017

Wisconsin Town Targeted for Church Welcome Signs

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OCONOMOWOC  -- A couple of welcome signs in Oconomowoc are coming under scrutiny and creating quite a controversy. The Madison-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is asking ... Read More