Map reflects the 30 most recent Persecution Reports. Click HERE for the Map Legend.



Islamic terrorism is on the Rise Across Africa; Christians Targeted

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Acts of Islamic terrorism targeting Christians are increasing dramatically across Africa. Sadly, the same gaps in infrastructure and policing capacity which allow Islamists to flourish also make it difficult to protect impacted Christian communities .

France Takes Lead in Confronting CAR Islamists

Monday, October 14th, 2013

ICC has continued to report on the persecution of the Cristian majority population in CAR by well-armed and experienced Islamist fighters. French and EU security officials arrived in Bangui this week to assess the situation and develop plans for military intervention to counter the Islamist threat.

Muslim Persecution of Christians: May 2012

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Raymond Ibrahim writes for the Gatestone Institute that, “In Indonesia, Muslims threw bags of urine on Christians during worship; in Kashmir and Zanzibar, churches were set on fire; and in Mali, Christianity ‘faces being eradicated.’” Ibrahim’s series, titled ‘Muslim Persecution of Christians,’ is published each month to document cases of persecution – whether it be general discrimination, arrests, or murder – committed by Muslims in majority Islamic countries, Asia and the West.

Report: 85% Of Hate Crimes In Europe Are Targeted At Christians

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

 "In Scotland, 95 percent of religiously motivated violence targets Christians. In France, 84 percent of vandalism is directed against Christian places of worship." 

Muslim Persecution of Christians: October, 2011

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Raymond Ibrahim reports in Hudson New York that “Egypt's Maspero massacre – where the military killed dozens of Christians protesting the destruction of their churches – dominates October's persecution headlines.” Ibrahim’s series, titled ‘Muslim Persecution of Christians,’ is published each month to document cases of persecution – whether it be general discrimination, arrests, or murder – committed by Muslims in majority Islamic countries, Asia and the West.

Death sentences feared for Afghan converts

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

“Five countries are appealing to Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai to prevent two Afghan men who converted to Christianity from being sentenced to death for… their decisions to abandon Islam,” reports World Net Daily.

Iraqi Christian Survivor in France: I Don’t Want to Go Back

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Thirty-six Christians who survived a terrorist attack in a Baghdad church that killed forty-four worshippers were offered medical care and asylum in France. The Christian Post reports that they do not want to return to their unstable homeland.

Religious Freedom In France Again Under Attack

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Recent government report provides platform for restricting religious freedom.

Potential New Religious Freedom Restrictions In France

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Recommendations could cause the persecution of any small religious group.

Holy God Television in Paris attacked

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

A former homeless Sri Lankan who began this unique Christian television channel reveals what happened.

Cardinal says keep religion out of Iraqi visa decisions

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Iraqi Christians, unlike other groups in the country, don’t have militias that protect them. Islamist extremists target them because they allege that Christians collaborate with American troops. Many Iraqi defenseless Iraqi Christians have been killed, kidnapped, and driven from homes because of their faith. Thus, Iraqi Christians should continue to receive special treatment in getting asylum in Western countries, if they choose to move to those countries. In this regard, the proposals by Foreign Minister of France and Interior Minister of Germany to give special treatment to Iraqi Christians is a move in right direction.

As Mosques are Constructed all over Europe and America, only a Few are Concerned

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

“It is known that many Islamist projects are funded by Saudi Arabia, which forbids any other religion within its borders,”

Seven Arrested in France for Burning 16th Century Chapel

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

"We are going to strike again, again and again," warned a Satanist movement in France attacking Christians and destroying property.

Teacher forced into hiding after attacking Islam

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

A philosophy teacher described how he was forced into hiding after a newspaper article in which he criticized Islam provoked death threats against himself and his family.

Religious Liberty in Europe (1 of 2)

Sunday, August 6th, 2006

In a continuing series on evaluating every country in the world for religious liberty from a Catholic perspective, below is part one addressing concerns in Europe.

Religious Freedom For Christians Up in the Air in France

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

An observer says that the freedom of religion strains in France can be seen within the political system.

Churches Attacked As Deadly Riots Spread in France

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Anger in immigrant communities fueled by unemployment, racism, and the secularism promoted by the French state.

Paris Church Going to Court to Continue Worshipping

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

Paris Church Going to Court to Continue Worshipping

Imam Supports Wife Beating; Urges Jihad

Wednesday, April 21st, 2004

Imam Supports Wife Beating; Urges Jihad

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  • Women

    Save women from abduction and sexual exploitation

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  • Communities

    Help rebuild communities devastated by persecution

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ICC is constantly monitoring the state of Christian persecution in countries around the world and looking for ways that we can act as bridge between our supporters and the persecuted church. Beyond the projects you see above, we are working in many other areas to provide practical assistance to our brothers and sisters in Christ. View our other projects page to understand more of our work and keep up to date on our current projects.