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    For Use By Muslims Only?

    Are people departing from biblical Christianity when they say that the word "Allah" is not Islamic?

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    I am N

    After stating their names and where they were from, three Assyrian Christians wearing orange jumpsuits were shot...

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    Hat on the Box

    He was certain that if he was found with a box of Bibles, he would be taken to prison and perhaps even tortured.

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  • China: Joy in Prison

    As the date of her long-anticipated release from prison neared, Cheng Jie wondered whether her young sons would even remember her. She’d spent the last two years at a labor camp in China, and...  View Story
  • Sudan: Four on Trial

    Two pastors, Czech aid worker among four on trial Two pastors and a Czech aid worker are among four people standing trial for “crimes against national security” in Khartoum, Sudan. If...  View Story
  • Philippines: Church Elder Murdered

    Perfecto Padilla, 52, a dedicated church elder from Sultan Kudarat, Philippines, was brutally murdered by two Muslim men on Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. local time. Perfecto was resting outside his house in a...  View Story
  • Uzbekistan: Prisoner Granted Asylum

    Three years ago, Pastor Dmitry Shestakov and his family fled Uzbekistan after he had spent four years in a labor camp and subsequently received numerous death threats. The family’s journey of...  View Story
  • Laos: Multiple Cases

    The Voice of the Martyrs recently received several reports of Christians facing persecution in Laos. In one case, nine Christian families, a total of 38 people, have been fined 800,000 kip ($100 USD)...  View Story
  • Yemen: Hope Amid Chaos

    After more than two years of a brutal civil war, many parts of Yemen have been shattered. Thousands have died and hundreds of thousands are in need of food, clean water and medical care. Numerous...  View Story
  • India: Murdered by Maoists

    An Indian pastor was kidnapped from his home by a communist gang and then murdered, leaving behind a grieving wife and four children. Pastor Yohan’s body was discovered July 30 near his home....  View Story
  • On Trial: Four Christians in Sudan

    VOM Concerned by Sudan’s Imprisonment of Christian Leaders August 22, 2016 VOM and other organizations concerned about the treatment of Christians by the Islamist Sudanese regime have been...  View Story
  • Russia: Christians are Terrorists

    A law approved by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on July 20 effectively lumps Christians in with terrorists, and is causing some to wonder if the country is returning its recent history as a...  View Story
  • Pakistan: Still Waiting

    Asia Bibi and Imran Ghafur have waited for justice for more than seven years. Both are Christians in Pakistan facing life imprisonment for crimes against Islam. Asia Bibi, her husband, and two...  View Story



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