UN to Observe Intl Day for Victims of Religion-Based Crimes

The UN announced that August 22 will be observed as International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.

Christian Persecution is a Humanitarian Disaster —Hungarian Ofcl

Hungarian Deputy State Secretary Tristan Azbej said the persecution of Christians is "a humanitarian disaster that has remained purposefully concealed."

141 Eritrean Christians Detained Bec of Faith

A group of 141 Christians in Eritrea was detained for holding a private meeting before the country's Independence Day celebration.

Iraqi Christians ‘close to extinction’ —Archbishop

The Archbishop of Irbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, warned that Christianity in Iraq is nearing extinction following persecution on religious minorities.

UK Charities Unite, Call for Strong Action on Christian Persecution

A group of several Christian Freedom charities in the UK called on the government to intervene in the escalating persecution against Christians in Nigeria.

Christian Population in Palestinian Authority Drops Ff Persecution

A survey published by the Muslim-Christian Council in Jerusalem found that the population of Christians in the Palestinian Authority (PA) is on a steep decline following religious persecution they have encountered.

Christianity Growing in Syria In The Wake of ISIS

A town in Syria, once bombarded by ISIS for months, now sees a growing number of families converting to Christianity.

Nigerian Christians Cry for Help Amid Intense Persecution

A Christian anti-persecution charity called on Christians all over the world to pray for fellow believers in Nigeria following the escalating violence they continue to endure.

Iran Minister Admits Growth of Christianity; Summons Converts

The Islamic Republic of Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi admitted publicly that Christianity is spreading in different parts of the country.

Borneo To Get 100 New Bible Translations

Wycliffe Associates, a global Bible translation organization, is set to launch 100 new Bible translations in Borneo, the island where there are 287 languages spoken by its citizens.
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