CHINA: Early Rain Covenant Church elder Li Yingqiang released on bail

CHINA: Early Rain Covenant Church elder Li Yingqiang released on bail On 18 August, elder Li Yingqiang from Early Rain Covenant Church in Sichuan province was released on bail and sent back to his home town in Hubei province with his wife and children. Following eight months’ imprisonment, Elder Li has lost weight but is […]

Indonesian student in jail for blasphemy

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
Agung Kurnia Ritonga, 22, a student at the University of North Sumatra in Medan, was found guilty of insulting Islam and is facing 18 months in jail. (photo supplied-ICAN) Prosecutors demand 18-month term for Christian youth accused of mocking the burning of an Islamic flag. Prosecutors in Indonesia…

Pray for Pastor Abraham, Charged with Blasphemy

This man has been released! Jan. 04, 2018 | Indonesia Pray for Pastor Abraham, Charged with Blasphemy An Indonesian pastor was charged with blasphemy recently after he shared his Christian faith in a taxi. In a widely circulated video, Pastor Abraham Ben Moses is heard speaking with a taxi driver about the Prophet Muhammad’s teachings […]

Couple Beaten, Congregation Member Missing in Persecution of Church in China

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(Morning Star News) – Following the arrest of 44 worshipers from house church meetings in southwestern China in February, police in Chengdu this month arrested a married couple from the church and beat them during interrogation, the church reported. The couple, identified as Liu and his wife Xing,…

Pastor in Myanmar Abducted by Arakan Army

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christians in Rakhine State Face Increasing Danger 02/20/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on February 13, Pastor U Thar Tun was taken from his home in Buthidaung township, Rakhine State, by members of the Arakan Army (AA), a Buddhist rebel group. According to his […]

Ahok released in Jakarta

OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jakarta’s Former Christian Governor Released from Prison Ethnic Chinese Politician Basuki Tjahaja Purnama Finished Jail Term for Blasphemy 01/24/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 24, 2019, the former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese Christian politician, was released from prison after serving […]

Mob protests against Indonesian church

Residents Rally to Demand Church Closure in Indonesia Mob Denounces Bethel Indonesia Church’s Gathering as “Illegal” 01/17/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 13, 2019, masses from the Griya Martubung Complex, Medan Labuhan Subdistrict in Indonesia’s North Sumatra held a protest against a house that was allegedly converted […]