Tag: Christian Persecution

Christian persecution is on the rise in at least 18 countries

African countries saw a sharp rise in terrorist violence from non-state militants,

Europe observed over 500 anti-Christian hate crimes in 2021

OIDAC's 2021 annual report highlighted examples of "marginalization Christians face in Europe."

Iran punished Christians with harsh prison sentences

Iran was ranked 9th on Christian support organization Open Doors’ 2022 World Watch List

Open Doors founder Andrew van der Bijl dies at 94

He was also knowm as "God's smuggler" for for having smuggled numerous Bibles to Communist countries.

A march in defense of persecuted Christians will pass through Washington

Around 360 million Christians face persecution worldwide, according to Open Doors.

Five Christians were drowned after refusing to apostatize in Uganda

They were thrown overboard and perished 200 meters from shore.

Christian persecutions is the most severe worldwide for the last 30 years

In 76 countries, the situation of Christ's followers is difficult or extremely difficult, accordin to Open Doors.

Nigeria’s Christians suffer amid rise in attacks

ACLED claims that only about 5% of violent events targeting civilians are aimed at Christians based on their religious identity.

Nigerian journalist to stand trial after reporting on Christian persecution

The trial represents an attempt to silence journalists who speak out about attacks on Christians in Nigeria.

The persecution of Christians in India continues

In the Indian state of Punjab, a Sikh mob attacked a Catholic church.