Tag: Chriistian persecution

Iran sentences four Christians to 45 years in jail
Middle East

Iran sentences four Christians to 45 years in jail

Originally published in WND Pastor Victor Bet-Tamraz and his wife Shamiram Issavi, who are ethnic Assyrian Christians, and Amin Afshar Naderi and Hadi Asgari, who are Christian converts from Islam, were sentenced to a combined total of 45 years in prison, reported CBN News. The charges were conducting “illegal church […]

Ethiopia and Eritrea sign peace agreement
Africa News

Ethiopia and Eritrea sign peace agreement

Originally published by Persecution Org 20-Year Border War Ends, But Will It Help Christians? International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Ethiopia and Eritrea have declared an end to their 20-year long border war. The dispute began in 1998, five years after Eritrea declared its independence from Ethiopia. The war raged […]

Asia Bibi marks nine years since arrest for blasphemy in Pakistan
Asia

Asia Bibi marks nine years since arrest for blasphemy in Pakistan

Originally published in Persecution.org Yesterday (June 19 2018) marked the ninth anniversary of the arrest of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for allegedly committing blasphemy in Pakistan. The case against Bibi remains the highest-profile blasphemy case in Pakistan and has claimed the lives of several prominent Pakistani […]