Persecution



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  • 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.  

  • June 17, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    A hero with a camera: Harry Wu

    He informed millions of Americans about the horrors of Communist China's labor camps, and a new documentary aims to tell the story to even more people. 

  • June 15, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Sudan can't defend arrest of pastors

    Two pastors on trial in Sudan, who could face the death penalty for their Christian faith, are facing another difficulty. 

  • June 15, 2015
    Michael F. Haverluck

    70 percent of Christian homes seized in Baghdad

    A member of the Baghdad Municipal Council reports that nearly 70 percent of Christian homes in the city have been seized illegally.

  • June 10, 2015
    Charlie Butts

    ISIS captures Christians fleeing homeland

    Christians who were kidnapped in Libya knew they were taking a risk trying to flee to Europe but it was worth what they were fleeing from. Or so it seemed. 

  • June 08, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Saeed Abedini not a priority to U.S., wife laments

    The wife of an American pastor held hostage in Iran hopes the U.S. takes advantage of a brief open window of opportunity to get her husband and three other hostages freed.

  • June 03, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Christians in India: public perception vs. persecution

    Christians in India are concerned that their government is denying reports of attacks on the Christian community. 

  • June 02, 2015
    Bill Bumpas

    Sudanese pastors facing possible death penalty

    Two South Sudanese Pastors are on trial in Sudan for their Christian faith and, if convicted, they could get the death penalty.