News on Christian Persecution

In less than a year, one doctor in California has raised enough money via social media to free 1,125 slaves in Sudan. Dr. Mark Girguis is a member of the Coptic Orthodox Church (the Orthodox Church of Egypt) and an active lay member involved in Bible studies, men’s groups, and youth ministry. When he heard […]

Home » Worship Structures in Sudan Burned, Christians Threatened Muslim extremists in Sudan who have burned down a church’s worship structure five times threatened to kill congregation members if they put up another tent and continue worshipping, sources said. Police this month arrested nine of the 14 radical Muslims who burned down the temporary worship structures […]

Armed Fulani killed four Christians in north-central Nigeria on Friday (Nov. 6) and the next day kidnapped seven persons, including five daughters of a church pastor, according to a local advocacy group. Armed Fulani killed four Christians in north-central Nigeria on Friday (Nov. 6) and the next day kidnapped seven persons, including five daughters of […]

Protests against police brutality in Nigeria that grew into generalized unrest over poor government took on a religious dimension this week with attacks on Christians and church buildings. Following peaceful protests that began earlier this month against torture and killings by Special Anti­­-­Robbery Squad (SARS) forces, counter-demonstrations against the #EndSARS protestors and shootings by security forces […]

A appeals court in Iran last week denied a christian couple custody of their adopted daughter after they faced criminal charges for their faith. Sam Khosravi and Maryam Falahi, converts from Islam, had adopted 3-month-old Lydia from an orphanage in February 2019. Before a welfare organization finalized the adoption, government security agents arrested them in […]

A christian sentenced to death in Pakistan on blasphemy charges six years ago was acquitted by a high court in Lahore on Monday (Oct. 5), sources said. Sawan Masih, a 40-year-old Catholic father of three, had been handed the death sentence in March 2014 after a Muslim friend accused him of blaspheming against Islam’s prophet. The […]

Since 2013, christian Solidarity International (CSI) has provided material aid to Nigerians affected by terrorist violence. The struggle between the indigenous, predominantly christian farming communities of the Middle Belt states and the Islamist Fulani militias has now reached genocidal proportions. CSI issued a Genocide Warning in January 2020, and has called on the Permanent Members of the […]

The magnitude of recent headlines pertaining to the new vacancy on the United States Supreme Court and the subsequent political maneuvering has understandably overshadowed the news cycle. However, another significant story that Americans (and especially conservative Christians) should care about is how various state and local governments continue to violate the First Amendment rights of […]

Muslim Fulani herdsmen continue their attacks on Nigerian Christians, killing 10 on July 24 and another 37 in Kaduna state in the first half of August. Two pastors, a 5-year-old boy, a 16-year-old girl, and a father of nine number among the 47 killed. Bulus Joseph, the 48-year-old father of nine, was gruesomely murdered on […]

A court in Lahore, Pakistan (Sept. 8) sentenced a christian to death over charges that he allegedly sent “blasphemous” text messages to a Muslim colleague seven years ago, his lawyer said. Asif Pervaiz, a 37-year-old father of four, has been in jail for seven years since he was charged with blasphemy in October 2013 after […]


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