Nepal: Supreme Court Refuses Bail to Pastor Who Prayed against COVID-19
Supreme Court of Nepal refused bail to Pastor Keshav Acharya and sent him back
to prison for the duration of his trial. He was imprisoned when police accused
him of spreading false information about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Turkey: Administration Denies Greek Genocide – Again
On Tuesday, the remembrance day of the Greek (Pontian)
Genocide, Athens issued a statement honoring the Greeks killed by Ottoman
Turkey between 1913 and 1922. It was aggressively rebutted by Turkish
China: Wuhan Preacher Taken Away During Online Evangelism Event
On May 23, as the “Proclaim Jesus Gospel Gathering” was
taking place via Zoom, the police in Wuhan, came and took preacher Luo from
Nanjing Road Church. He was released after 4.5 hours of interrogation.
Uganda: Muslim Father Burns Daughter for Becoming Christian
was introduced to Christ while on a business trip with her father, a Muslim
teacher, but when she committed her life to him, her father beat and burned her
on several areas of her body.
Nepal: Pastor Re-Arrested on New Series of Charges to Keep Him in Jail
A pastor arrested in Nepal in March on charges
of giving false information for saying prayer could heal COVID-19 was released
last month – and then immediately re-arrested on new charges of “outraging
Nigeria: Two Christians Killed in Villages in Adamawa State
Two Christian farming villages were attacked very early in the morning in Adamawa State. These villages have long dealt with deadly attacks by Fulani militants and have suffered much. On May 12, Fulani militants again raided the recovering communities and killed at least two people.
October, 2019, 14-year-old Huma Masih, was abducted from her home in Karachi,
Pakistan. Days later, her parents were told she had “converted” to Islam, and
“married” her abductor. Her parents have been fighting for her return ever since.
Pakistan: Home of Christian Parliamentarian Attacked by Gunmen
April 29, four unidentified motorcyclists open fire on the home of Khalil Tahir
Sindu, a Christian parliamentarian, likely due to his vocal support for the
rights and protections of religious minorities in Pakistan.