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Category: Persecution updates

Open Doors - Aug 10, 2018

‘The Day I Nearly Died’–How One Palestinian Christian Unexpectedly Found Life

In Palestine, Nadia* shares how she gained eternal life the day she nearly died–and became a leader in a network of Christians from Muslim backgrounds.

Christopher Summers - Jul 25, 2018

Pastor Andrew Brunson Moved to House Arrest in Turkey

Pastor Andrew Brunson moves to house arrest as the trial continues in Turkey.

Open Doors - May 09, 2018

Gendered Persecution: World Watch List 2018 Analysis and Implications

Researchers in 33 countries explore persecution as a gender-specific phenomenon for the first time, drawing on analysis from the World Watch List 2018.

Lindy Lowry - Apr 30, 2018

Mother of Boko Haram Captive Begs: ‘Please Don’t Tire of Praying for My Leah’

In this conversation with the mother of Leah Sharibu, we learn more about the night Boko Haram attacked and gain greater insight into the young girl’s character and faith.

Brian - Apr 27, 2018

What Does Peace Between the Koreas Mean for Persecuted Christians?

Does peace between the Koreas mean more intellectual and religious freedom in the North?

Lindy Lowry - Apr 16, 2018

Trial for U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson Begins–“I Want Truth to Come Out”

The trial for U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson began today. In Andrew’s defense statement, he told the court, “I am a Christian pastor. I did not join an Islamic movement. Their aims and mine are different…”

Brian - Apr 13, 2018

A Call for Prayer: President Trump Launches Airstrikes on Syria

President Trump announced airstrikes on Syria in coordination with the UK and France on Friday.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 26, 2018

In Iraq, Returning Christians Share an Easter Message of New Life

Today, our on-the-ground partners visit Qaraqosh to meet with returning Christians as they prepare to celebrate Easter together after three years of displacement.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 22, 2018

Call for Prayer for U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson: Turkey Sets Trial Start Date

Less than a week since announcing their intention to prosecute U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson and ask for 35 years in prison, Turkish prosecutors have now announced a date for the trial to begin. 

Lindy Lowry - Feb 08, 2018

In Iraq’s Ninevah Plain, God Is Doing a ‘New Thing’–678 Homes Restored With Your Help

For more than two years, occupying Islamic jihadists tried to erase any evidence of Christianity–burning churches, destroying crosses, toppling bell towers. But God is using the hands and feet of the Body of Christ to rescue and restore.