Iran’s latest legal changes target virtual churches and online ministries. According to Article18, new amendments to an existing law expand Iranian authorities’ ability to persecute religious minorities.
Afghanistan is a strictly Islamic country and it’s a hotbed for Islamic terrorism. By law, no other religions – including Christianity – are allowed to exist, according to persecution watchdog Open Doors USA.
Protesters in Sudan gathered over the slow pace toward civilian-led elections, in the wake of Omar al Bashir stepping down in April. On Monday, Sudan’s military abandoned the talks, and security forces opened fire on protesters, killing 35.
An indigenous Christian clinic in Niger is saving children’s lives despite local Muslim animists’ attempts to frighten parents away from seeking life-saving medical treatment by threatening them with warnings that angry spirits are after them.