Tag: Myanmar

A Baptist pastor was sentenced to six years in prison in Myanmar

The conflict between the military and ethnic minority militias has escalated since the military's coup in February 2021.

US government calls for the release of an imprisoned Christian leader in Myanmar

Human Rights Watch called on the military junta to drop the politically motivated charges against Rev. Samson.

Pope prays for countries in conflict

One of most ancient churches in Myanmar was burned and destroyed.

Myanmar army bombed a Baptist seminary and injured 4 students

One local resident argued that the military attack on the seminary threatens the entire country.

Kachin Bible school shelled by Burmese Army

The Tatmadaw also attacked concertgoers during the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO)’s anniversary celebration 

Christian pastor murdered in Myanmar

Police suspect that he was murdered by a worker who ran away from the scene.

A wave of Burmese refugees is moving towards India

The latest attack happened just one day before the UN Special Envoy for Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer arrived in the region.

Criticism of Buddhism to be punished by law in Myanmar

Burmese citizens accuse Buddhist priests of encouraging the military to carry out unjust punishment against civilians.

Christian villagers flee from military violence in Myanmar

The number of casualties and damage to civilian homes in the majority-Christian village is still unknown.  

Christians have been denied humanitarian assistance among IDPs in Myanmar

Currently, over 14 million people need humanitarian aid in Myanmar.