Christians in India dragged to jail and charged with illegal medicine for healing prayers

Christian Persecution » house church

Christians in central India accused of illegally practicing medicine spent Christmas Eve and Christmas in jail, later discovering that the charges against them applied to prayers for healing in which they had engaged.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution » house church

Chinese Christians on the mainland punished for Hong Kong protests

Christian Persecution » house church

Officials in China are extremely threatened by the involvement of Christians in recent mass protests in Hong Kong, with many churches on the mainland pinned for supposed extremism in recent months for their association with Christians in the Special Administrative Region.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution » house church

Iranian Christians, charged with "Zionism," sent to Evin prison, have their bail multiplied for requesting a lawyer

Christian Persecution » house church

Nine Iranian Christians who had converted from Islam were sentenced to a total of 45 years in prison for "acting against national security" and "promoting Zionism," as Iran's Revolutionary court denied the requests of those who asked for lawyers and transferred them to the country's worst prison.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution » house church

Family finds imprisoned Chinese pastor in deep distress, 'brainwashed' by unknown medication regimen and parroting communist propaganda

Christian Persecution » house church

A once-loving Chinese pastor and family man imprisoned 6 years ago by the Chinese Communist Party was found under severe psychological duress by his family members on their last visit to him December 13, and his daughter is seeking to expose the brutal methods by which the regime quells dissidence.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution » house church

Chinese house churches continue to be targets, Bible banned in some regions

Christian Persecution » house church

The Chinese government crackdown on unofficial Christianity continued late summer into early fall, with house churches in Yunnan province and Shandong province shut down in August and October.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution » house church

Indian house church pastor doesn't fear persecution anymore

Christian Persecution » house church

A house church pastor in eastern India was accosted in his home by Hindu extremists while praying, leading to severe injuries for his whole family and accusations of witchcraft.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution » house church

Wave of Indian persecution of Christians descends into Kashmir conflict

Christian Persecution » house church

India's Jammu and Kashmir state is now shrouded in a 105 day-long internet and communications blackout that has prevented Christians from assembling together without extreme harassment.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution » house church

North Korean Propaganda Video Tells the Story of Woman’s Search for the Lord

Christian Persecution » house church

North Korean propaganda footage released by Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) tells the story of a Christian woman who fled the regime and returned to establish an underground church.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution » house church

House Church in Yunnan Raided by the Authorities

Christian Persecution » house church

House churches across China continue to be harassed by the government during their activities. On August 11, a house church in Yunnan province was raided by the authorities during service. Churchgoers’ cell phones were confiscated and names of members recorded, before they were asked to sign a statement promising that they would never come to this church again.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution » house church