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Oppression and discrimination against Christians has increased during Covid, says Release International, which has launched an appeal to help Christians suffering during the pandemic. Many Christians have been denied food and relief aid and excluded from support systems during lockdown. They have...
The post OPPRESSED CHRISTIANS STRUGGLING UNDER COVID – RELEASE INTERNATIONAL APPEAL appeared first on Release International.
Christians in India are being targeted for hatred and violence under cover of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to the latest persecution report by the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI). The EFI says lockdown has created a sense of impunity which has ‘aggravated...
The post CHRISTIANS IN INDIA TARGETED IN COVID LOCKDOWN appeared first on Release International.
‘Sunita’ (not her real name) was killed because she refused to allow rapists to abuse her child again. They had raped her daughter three times before, she had learnt – and the 26-year-old mother was not going to let it happen again....
The post Christian killed for protecting her daughter appeared first on Release International.
Premier Radio asks Release about new reports that Chinese officials are forcing Christians to remove crosses and pictures of Jesus from their homes. Press reports say Chinese officials have been forcing poor Christians to remove crosses and pictures of Jesus in their...
The post NOW CHINA ‘MAKES MOVES ON CHRISTIAN HOMES’ appeared first on Release International.
Sixteen-year-old Samaru was a promising young pastor who led a tiny church in his village in Odisha. But Hindu militants resented the fact that Samaru’s and two other families had turned to Christ a few years ago. They drove out the church’s...
The post Teenager stoned to death amid spate of killings across India appeared first on Release International.
Hindu militants and followers of local gods target Christians. Attacks expected to worsen as covid crisis continues. Release partners report that attacks against Christians are continuing to gather momentum in India. In a recent attack a 16-year-old boy was stoned to death...
The post INDIA – MORE CHRISTIANS MARTYRED FOR THEIR FAITH appeared first on Release International.
Thank you for praying for Middle Eastern prisoner of faith Ezra – featured in our magazine in October 2019 – who was released from jail in April. Our partner tells his amazing story… Middle Eastern believer Ezra, a former soldier, was first...
The post EZRA – RELEASED! appeared first on Release International.
Waseem, a Release partner in Pakistan, describes what happened when fellow worker Pastor Akbar was recently detained for six days by police for standing up for persecuted Christians. Pastor Akbar is an evangelical pastor who has worked with me since 2004 as...
The post Sharing the gospel behind bars appeared first on Release International.
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