Persecution (2010)

72 Items (Page 1 of 6)

  • December 30, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    Pro-Muslim measure gradually fading

    A "defamation of religion" resolution before the United Nations appears to be losing steam.
  • December 29, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    Supplication for suffering Somali Christians

    Southern Somalia's largest and most comprehensive Christian library has been destroyed by Islamic militants who continue to threaten and persecute believers, so one organization is encouraging Americans to take prayerful action.
  • December 22, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    Iraqi Christians caught in grim circumstances

    Christians in Iraq are preparing to quietly celebrate Christmas and chance the risk of severe persecution from al-Qaeda.
  • December 22, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    'Operation Deterrent' targeting underground church

    Chinese authorities are cracking down on the house church movement in China, calling the population of believers an "evil cult."
  • December 20, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    Egyptian gov't persecuting Christians

    An organization that aids persecuted Christians hopes Americans will take action in response to a government-authorized attack in Egypt against a group of unarmed Christians.
  • December 17, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    Friend or not, Vietnam persecuting believers

    Some members of Congress are taking issue with Vietnam over persecution of Christians.
  • December 16, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    Christians persecuted for rejecting Islam

    A Christian pastor in Iran is facing the death penalty for renouncing Islam, even though he didn't practice any other faith before his conversion to Christianity.
  • December 14, 2010
    Becky Yeh - California correspondent

    NK remains No. 1 persecutor

    An organization that serves persecuted Christians around the world has ranked North Korea, a country plagued by war and political tension, as number one on its list of countries that are hostile towards believers.
  • December 08, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    Petition hopes to help Chinese Christian

    A campaign is under way to free an imprisoned attorney in China.
  • November 30, 2010
    Russ Jones

    Judicial reform a waste in Afghanistan?

    Despite American efforts to reform Afghanistan's judicial system, an Afghan convert to Christianity -- if charged with apostasy -- may be judged according to sharia law.
  • November 24, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    Christian may face trial in sharia court

    A Christian in Afghanistan is to stand trial, possibly for apostasy, following published video of some baptisms.
  • November 22, 2010
    Charlie Butts

    'Blasphemous' Pakistani prisoner released

    A Pakistani Christian who faced the death penalty for blasphemy against Mohammed is free from prison, but a spokesman for persecuted believers warns that she could still be in danger.