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Christian Persecution

Planned Parenthood Wins $2.2M Suit Against Pro-Life Investigators

Pro-life advocates decried an award of more than $2.2 million to Planned Parenthood in a suit involving undercover investigations that provided evidence the country’s leading abortion provider traded in the sale of baby body parts. A federal jury in San Francisco issued the penalties last Friday against the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) and, among …

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School fires substitute teacher who told 5th-graders ‘homosexuality is wrong’

A substitute teacher from Utah was fired after she allegedly told a classroom full of fifth-graders that “homosexuality is wrong” during a Thanksgiving exercise about gratitude. Students at Deerfield Elementary School in Cedar Hills, Utah, said she launched into an angry anti-gay rant when a classmate expressed that he was thankful for his two fathers. The school …

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‘They Came to Kill Him’: Evangelist Dies After Being Stabbed in the Heart on Streets of Turkey

A Christian evangelist has been murdered in southeast Turkey. Korean ministry worker Jinwook Kim was stabbed to death in the city of Diyarbakir on November 19. According to International Christian Concern, Turkey’s Public Security Branch Directorate of Murder Bureau has arrested a 16-year-old on suspicion of murder. The 41-year-old evangelist had arrived in Turkey earlier this …

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Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House

President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration to push for religious freedom abroad. Twenty-seven people, including Christians from Burma, Vietnam, North Korea, Iran, Turkey, Cuba, Eritrea, Nigeria, and Sudan, Muslims from Afghanistan, Sudan, Pakistan and New Zealand, Jewish persecution victims …

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North Korea more afraid of Christians than nuclear weapons, says formerly imprisoned pastor

Christian Post – WASHINGTON — A new short documentary film exposes the challenges North Korean Christians have endured in a nation where millions have never even heard the name of Jesus. Despite severely repressive conditions, pastors and scholars are envisioning a new future for the repressed nation. As the State Department’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom …

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Christian Persecution: Muslim extremists in Syria torture, rape Christian woman for 9 hours before stoning her to death

Christian Post – Muslim extremists tortured and repeatedly raped a Christian woman for over nine hours before stoning her to death in the Syrian province of Idlib, a disturbing new report has revealed.  According to persecution watchdog International Concern, 60-year-old Suzan Der Kirkour, a gardener and Arabic teacher, was found dead on July 9 outside her …

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‘There are 200 more Asia Bibis’: Son of slain Pakistani gov. fears ‘complacency’ has set in

WASHINGTON — The son of a Pakistani governor who was assassinated in 2011 because of his support for imprisoned Christian mother Asia Bibi told religious freedom advocates that there are over 200 people jailed in Pakistan for blasphemy.  Shaan Taseer, the son of late Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer, delivered a powerful address at the State …

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Syrian Christians Plead With US as Turkey Prepares for Possible Attack

The US-backed Syriac Military Council (MFS) is calling on the United States to defend thousands of Christians in northeast Syria against a potential attack from Turkey. On Wednesday, the council sent out a plea to Christians in the US. “The Turkish army started to remove the wall between Turkey and Northern Syria in the Tal-Abyad …

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Library in UK Bans Christian Volunteers for Singing Bible Stories to Kids

Volunteers from a church-run playgroup in the United Kingdom have been banned from a library for singing Bible stories to kids. The Noah’s Ark group would come to the town library in West Sussex and sing songs like “Mr Noah Built an Ark” and “God Has Made a Rainbow”, according to Daily Mail. Group volunteers have …

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Time to give Christian Persecution as much coverage as Climate Change

Think about this. How much have you heard about climate change in the last 10 years? Now, how much have you heard about Christian persecution in the last 10 years? Do the two come close to comparison? Probably not. Democrat presidential nominees are vying to see who can be most proactive and ‘woke’ on climate …

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Lone Christian in Kurdish government sworn in on Bible burned by ISIS

Fox News – A new government official in a region affected by the Islamic State was sworn into office on a Bible burned by ISIS. Ano Jawhar Abdulmasih Abdoka, the new Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Transportation and Communications minister, used the Bible burned by ISIS in the Ninevah Plains, standing in solidarity with persecuted Christians and showing that …

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US organization exposes the horror of global Christian persecution: ‘It’s a different world’

The battle over the separation of church and state continues to rage in the United States, but David Curry, CEO of Open Doors USA, wants American Christians to know what persecution is like in other areas of the globe — and it’s a pretty shocking paradigm.  “It’s a different world,” Curry said in a recent …

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