Persecution



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  • August 13, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Crosses continue to come down in China

    To the dismay of Christians in the area, Chinese authorities are continuing a cross demolition campaign that began in 2014.

  • August 07, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Court rules jailed Sudanese pastors can walk away free

    Two Sudanese pastors who were imprisoned for seven months because of their faith now have been set free. 

  • July 29, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    A Bible for NK, for such a time as this

    The first English/North Korean Parallel Bible has been published and copies are being distributed to people of the communist state – at a particularly opportune time.

  • July 29, 2015
    Chad Groening

    Activist: Wrong to take Cuba off trafficking blacklist

    A Cuban-born anti-communist activist isn't surprised the U.S. State Department has removed Cuba from a list of countries that fail to combat modern-day slavery.

  • July 24, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Pakistani 'blasphemer' buys time with court appeal

    The planned execution of a Christian mother convicted of blasphemy has been stayed in Pakistan after that country's supreme court decided to hear her appeal.  

  • July 17, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    ACLJ: Obama ignored jailed Americans for Iran deal

    A law firm representing the family of imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedeni says he and three other hostages in Iran have been abandoned by the Obama Administration during its nuclear deal with Iran. 

  • July 08, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    A story of torture, faith, triumph

    A human rights organization is sharing one man's amazing story of faith and survival to highlight the persecution that continues to take place in a small country in the Horn of Africa.

  • July 07, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Six years later, still in jail for 'blasphemy'

    After another anniversary has come and gone for a Christian woman sitting on death row in Pakistan, advocacy groups continue to push for the freedom of Asia Bibi.  

  • July 03, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Open Doors campaign raising food to feed Christian refugees

    Hundreds of thousands of refugees who fled to northern Iraq and Syria last year in the face of persecution by the Islamic State are now experiencing a second obstacle to survival. 

  • June 29, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    ICC hoping Sudan appeals to reason

    The two Christian pastors who have been jailed in Sudan continue to await the outcome of their trial. If convicted, they could face the death penalty, but at least one group remains hopeful that won't be the case.

  • June 29, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Still no special envoy for persecuted minorities

    An organization serving persecuted Christians says the recent kidnapping of 88 Eritrean Christians is yet another reason why President Obama should appoint a special envoy for religious minorities in the Middle East and North Africa. 

  • June 18, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Will resolution from Congress help imprisoned pastor?

    The U.S. House of Representatives this week followed the Senate by unanimously approving a resolution demanding Iran release three American citizens, including Pastor Saeed Abedini.