02/29/2024 India – Authorities in the far eastern Indian state of Tripura fired a high-ranking forestry official this last week after his choice of names for a pair of lions sparked a firestorm of anger from Hindu nationalists.
02/27/2024 Pakistan – A private school in Peshawar, Pakistan, has reportedly expelled poor Christian students who are unable to pay their school fees.
02/22/2024 Bangladesh – Elections for a new prime minister in Bangladesh resulted in less than 40% voter turnout.
02/17/2024 India – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi consecrated a new Hindu temple in the small town of Ayodhya last month as he campaigns for a third term in office.
01/05/2024 Washington, D.C. — The U.S. State Department released its annual report on country designations yesterday, highlighting both positive and concerning developments regarding religious freedom across the globe.
12/08/2023 India — Several congregants were injured, including two critically, after a violent mob attacked a Christian community in Chhattisgarh, India, last week.
11/27/2023 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) — Farhan ul-Qamar, a 20-year-old Christian man, was shot and killed in his home two weeks ago by a Muslim extremist claiming hatred toward both Christians and Jews.
11/25/2023 Pakistan — Christians living in Pakistan have, for decades, faced daily discrimination and persecution.
11/22/2023 India — A house church in Uttar Pradesh was raided by police in the middle of their Sunday service early last month, leaving a congregation temporarily without a pastor.
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