Persecution (2009)

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  • December 28, 2009 Staff

    Church family prays for missionary

    An Arizona church is holding prayer vigils for Robert Park, a Korean-American missionary who is believed to be under arrest in North Korea.
  • December 17, 2009 Staff

    Religious restrictions in nearly a third of countries

    A new report has found that nearly a third of the world's countries have stiff restrictions on religious practice, either because of government policies and laws or hostile acts by individuals or groups.
  • December 14, 2009 Staff

    North Korea tightens up, Christians called to action

    A plea for prayer is being made for Christians in North Korea as sources inside the communist nation have told Open Doors USA that the situation for Christians and all residents is dire in the closed country.
  • December 11, 2009 Staff

    Fast-growing Christian churches crushed in China

    Members of a Chinese megachurch say it has been closed by police and hired thugs who smashed doors, seized Bibles, and sent dozens of worshippers to hospitals with serious injuries.
  • December 08, 2009 Staff

    Chinese church leader faces 15-year prison sentence

    A house church leader in China has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
  • December 04, 2009 Staff

    E-mails release Chinese prisoner

    A church leader has been released from prison by communist authorities, but another believer is still incarcerated.
  • November 19, 2009 Staff

    Freedom comes after standing strong

    Two Christian women have been released from an Iranian prison after being held captive for roughly nine months.  
  • November 17, 2009 Staff

    Russia - pastors fined for service

    Two pastors in Russia were recently fined for holding a worship service in public.  
  • November 13, 2009 Staff

    Expulsion of Chinese Christian reversed

    A high school student in China, expelled because of his Christian faith, has now been allowed to return to school.
  • November 06, 2009 Staff

    Homeland effort battles overseas persecution

    Two Christian women are jailed in Iran, reportedly because they will not deny their faith in Christ.
  • November 03, 2009 Staff

    Indonesian students view persecution as training

    Nearly a thousand Bible school students in Indonesia are facing eviction by government officials.
  • October 14, 2009 Staff

    Chinese human-rights activist lauded

    The story of a Chinese Christian who has raised awareness of human-rights abuses in communist China is being heard in America.