The impact of COVID-19 was felt around the world, but particularly so in persecuted communities that were already struggling pre-pandemic.
Among Southeast Asian countries, Malaysia has suffered greatly during the pandemic, as the country has reached more than 1.5 million confirmed cases, with new ones running at a 15,000 daily clip and nearing 150 deaths a day.
As a nation, Myanmar is struggling. The pandemic had already crippled Myanmar’s economy, leaving many extremely vulnerable.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have witnessed a disparity in the populations that receive aid. In parts of Kenya, Muslim authorities have denied local Christians food relief that was provided by the government.
Since the February 1 military coup that deposed Aung San Suu Kyi’s democratically elected civilian government, infighting between the Burmese military and pro-democracy groups has reached a boiling point.
The long struggle of a Pentecostal church in Indonesia, Immanuel Bantul Church, has finally ended.
On May 31, 2021, Indian authorities took four Christian family members into custody. According to local reports, the four Christians were accused by radical Hindu nationalists of...
05/26/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – While India and the greater parts of South Asia are in the throes of COVID-19, some bright spots in the deeply religiously-divided...
05/21/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – Vikram Singh, age 31, is a pastor from the Ratlam district of India’s Madhya Pradesh state. After spending two weeks in the hospital...
Pastor Mangilal carefully manages the dry corn he harvested six months ago, hoping to prolong the dwindling rations responsible for sustaining his family of seven.
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