Iran Steps Up Campaign of Terror against House Churches

Iran Steps Up Campaign of Terror against House Churches

30 May 2014 Iran’s secret police and Revolutionary Guard are subjecting Christians to a continuing wave of arrests, and increased torture and brutal beatings, in an effort to crush the house-church movement, activists said. Human rights activists confirmed that there...
Key Leader of Somalia’s Underground Church Slain

Key Leader of Somalia’s Underground Church Slain

23 May 2014 Underground Christians in Somalia are struggling to recover from the loss of a prominent church leader gunned down in March. As in many cases of the mounting number of murders of secret Christians in Somalia, Islamic extremists with the Al Shabaab rebel...
Convert from Islam in Kenya Beaten, Arrested

Convert from Islam in Kenya Beaten, Arrested

22 May 2014 Within three weeks of putting his faith in Christ, a 26-year-old former Muslim in western Kenya was beaten in a mosque and later arrested without charges, Christian leaders said. Hassan Hussein Mohammed wouldn’t normally have admitted to being a Christian...
Egypt’s suffering church honoured in film award

Egypt’s suffering church honoured in film award

19 May 2014 Amazing Grace – shot on a tourist camera – wins top award at Film Festival The story of persecuted Christians in Egypt has been honoured with an award by the UK Christian Film Festival. Amazing Grace, which documents a wave of attacks against Christians by...