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2012 (By Year)

    • 05, 2012
      Open Doors USA has released its "World Watch List" for 2012 to highlight the countries that enforce the worst persecution against Christians. But as one spokesman points out, prayers uttered throughout the years have not gone unanswered.
    • 05, 2012
      Open Doors USA has released its "World Watch List" for 2012 to highlight the countries that enforce the worst persecution against Christians. But as one spokesman points out, prayers uttered throughout the years have not gone unanswered.
    • 06, 2012
      Religion is a little freer in Hungary today because of a rush to judgment by the Hungarian Parliament.
    • 10, 2012
      Christians in northern Nigeria now face the death penalty that has reportedly been imposed by a terrorist group.
    • 13, 2012
      Another religious persecution watchdog group is drawing attention to the dangerous situation in Nigeria.
    • 17, 2012
      Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani remains jailed under a possible death penalty while he awaits word on a verdict that was supposed to be delivered in mid-December.
    • 23, 2012
      A Christian leader in Nigeria believes the murder of more than 80 Christians is just the beginning of a campaign of religious cleansing in the North.
    • 27, 2012
      Thirty-five Christians have been jailed in Saudi Arabia for worshipping in their own homes according to a recent report. The news only surfaced this week that the Christians have been imprisoned for over a month.
    • 03, 2012
      While North Korea is set to grant amnesty to prisoners, Open Doors USA awaits word whether that will include any Christians.
    • 07, 2012
      Voice of the Martyrs has collected well over a half-million signatures on a petition calling for mercy for a Pakistani death row inmate who authorities say is guilty of "blasphemy."
    • 10, 2012
      Imprisoned Christians remain behind bars in Saudi Arabia, according to a recent report.
    • 15, 2012
      The wives of two Chinese human rights activists have testified at a congressional hearing about their husbands' years of imprisonment and torture.
    • 17, 2012
      Burma, for decades a harsh country for Christians to live in, has normalized relations with the United States -- although that does not necessarily improve the climate for believers.
    • 20, 2012
      According to a U.S. attorney, Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani -- who has been jailed 862 days -- could be in imminent danger for steadfastly refusing to recant his Christian faith.
    • 21, 2012
      The health of a blind, imprisoned Chinese human rights attorney is reportedly failing, so one organization continues to call for international intercession.
    • 22, 2012
      While the world's attention is on Israel and Iran in terms of possible military action, an attorney says an Iranian pastor is still in serious trouble and needs the world to petition the government on his behalf.