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 […]

Rebels in Burma Detain More than 90 Christian Leaders, Shut Down More Churches

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Photo: Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images Burma (Morning Star News)  After shutting down at least 10 churches in early September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma (Myanmar) have closed dozens of other churches and detained 92 Christian leaders and 42 students in a bid to curtail…

Children abducted in Myanmar

Pray for Christian Orphans Abducted After Sharing the Gospel Several orphans from the Pa’O ethnic group were abducted by angry Buddhists in February 2017 after they distributed gospel tracts during a large Buddhist festival. The orphans, who live under the care of a Christian worker, had distributed gospel tracts in 18 Pa’O villages before being […]

Kachin Christian refugees murdered in execution-style killing

22 March 2018 Two ethnic minority Kachin Christian refugees were found murdered on 8 March 2018. The men had been shot through the mouth. Human rights organisations have stated they had been arrested by soldiers from the Myanmar military. The bodies of 60-year-old U Hpaugan Yaw and 30-year-old Ko Nhkum Naw San were found on 8 March, […]

Pray for the Family of a Murdered Burmese Christian

Feb. 08, 2018 | Myanmar “Than,” a 37-year-old Christian father of five, was brutally murdered by unknown attackers recently. His wife, Aung, discovered his body on the side of the road, covered in blood, as she returned from collecting firewood for cooking. Than’s killers had slit his wrists, stabbed him in the chest and beat […]

Pray for the Family of Tai Tai, Killed for His Faith

Dec. 28, 2017 | Myanmar “Tai Tai,” a recent Christian convert in Shan state, was killed this past summer because of his Christian faith. After becoming a believer in January 2017, the 41-year-old had been active in his church and in sharing the gospel with the Palong people. As he grew bolder in proclaiming Christ, […]