RELEASE – Save the Persecuted Christians Leads Virtual Passion Prayer on Good Friday

Save the Persecuted Christians | Apr. 2, 2020 Continuous 24-Hour Prayer Vigil Brings Together People Around the World to Pray For and With Persecuted Christians WASHINGTON—Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC),…

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RELEASE – Save the Persecuted Christians Calls for the Appointment of a U.S. Presidential Special Envoy to Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region

Save the Persecuted Christians | March 18, 2020 Coalition Partner, International Committee on Nigeria, Launches #SilentSlaughter Campaign WASHINGTON—Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC) joined the International Committee on Nigeria (ICON) at…

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RELEASE – Save the Persecuted Christians Joins Other Advocacy Organizations to Send President Trump Letters Concerning Persecuted Believers in India

For Immediate Release | Save the Persecuted Christians | February 21, 2020 Letters Delivered Today, as Trump Prepares for Trip to India Next Week WASHINGTON—Save the Persecuted Christians, which advocates…

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INDIA – Christian Persecution Fact Sheet Compiled by STPC

Open Doors USA World Watch List 2020 Rank:  No. 10, 2020 World Watch List of Countries where it is most dangerous to be a Christian Score: 83/100 Region: Asia Persecution…

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NIGERIA – After Two Years in Captivity, It’s Time to Bring Leah Sharibu Home!

Release | Save the Persecuted Christians | Feb. 19, 2020 Save the Persecuted Christians Keeps Close Watch on Plight of Kidnapped Nigerian Teen, Kept by Boko Haram for Not Renouncing…

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WORLDWIDE – Christian Persecution – End the Silence; STPC Hosts a National Prayer Breakfast Panel (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pft5K19o2OA&feature=youtu.be A NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST SIDE EVENT “Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered? Good people must join together and stop this…It’s not as if we are…

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RELEASE – Save the Persecuted Christians: New Rules for Religious Groups Begin This Weekend in China

News Release | Save the Persecuted Christians | January 30, 2020 ‘Harsh’ Rules That Go into Effect Feb. 1 Will Require ‘All Religious Personnel to Support and Implement Total Submission…

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NIGERIA – Leah Sharibu’s family responds to reports that she gave birth to Boko Haram commander’s son

Christian Post | Samuel Smith | January 28, 2020 The family of abducted Nigerian Christian teenager Leah Sharibu has spoken out after reports published over the weekend suggested that their…

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STATEMENT – Reports Surface That Kidnapped Nigerian Teen Leah Sharibu Has a Newborn Son

January 27, 2020 | Statement Save the Persecuted Christians: Family Begs to Have Leah Returned Alive WASHINGTON—Reports surfaced over the weekend that kidnapped Nigerian teen Leah Sharibu has a newborn…

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RELEASE – Save the Persecuted Christians Delivers Letter to President Imploring U.S. Special Envoy to Nigeria

News Release | January 27, 2020 Letter with 141 Signatures Outlines Urgent Need, Especially in Light of Execution of Christian Chairman in Nigeria WASHINGTON—Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC), a bipartisan, multi-faith…

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RELEASE – Save the Persecuted Christians Receives Word That Christian Association of Nigeria Chairman Lawan Andimi Has Been Executed

For Immediate Release | Jan. 21, 2020 STPC Circulating Letter to President Trump About Urgent Needs for Nigeria, Including U.S. Special Envoy to Nigeria and Lake Chad Region WASHINGTON—Save the…

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NIGERIA – Nigerian pastor who praised God in ransom video beheaded after refusing to deny Christ

Christian Post | Samuel Smith | Jan. 21, 2020 the Rev. Lawan Andimi | YouTube/Melodyinter World/Screengrab A pastor who made headlines earlier this month for praising God in a ransom…

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CHINA – Christians see ‘alarming’ trend worldwide as China builds ‘blueprint of persecution’

Fox News | Caleb Parke | Jan. 16, 2020 Shortly before President Trump signed phase one of the historic trade deal with China, a Chinese pastor described the fear and…

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TURKEY – Family of Priest Abducted by ‘Unidentified Men’ in Turkey

Faithwire | Will Maule | Jan. 16, 2020 The parents of a Chaldean Catholic priest have disappeared in southeastern Turkey. According to Washington D.C.-based persecution watchdog, International Christian Concern, the…

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WORLDWIDE / CHINA – ‘Rise of Surveillance State’ Against Christians the Focus of 2020 World Watch List

Faithwire | Tré Goins-Phillips | Jan. 15, 2020 For a moment, imagine knowing you are being watched; imagine passing through facial recognition technology or fingerprint scanning to enter your church.…

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WORLDWIDE – The 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Follow Jesus

Christianity Today | Jayson Casper | Jan.15, 2020 Every day, 8 Christians worldwide are killed because of their faith. Every week, 182 churches or Christian buildings are attacked. And every…

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AFRICA – Africa’s Young Christian Communities Are Now in Islamic-Extremist Crosshairs

The Hudson Institute | Nina Shea | January 11, 2020 An ongoing Islamic extremist project to exterminate Christians in sub-Saharan Africa is even more brutal and more consequential for the…

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RELEASE – Save the Persecuted Christians: China’s Attacks on Church Leaders and Believers Continue

Chinese Church Elder Sentenced to 4 Years, with Another Harsh Sentence for Church’s Founding Pastor Expected by Christmas For Immediate Release | Dec. 13, 2019 WASHINGTON—A church elder in China…

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NIGERIA / USA – Sen. Cruz Joins Rebecca Sharibu in Renewing Calls for Boko Haram to Release Leah Sharibu

Leads bipartisan, bicameral letter to Nigerian President urging the secure release of Leah Sharibu Sen. Ted Cruz Release | Oct. 25, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas),…

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MEDIA ADVISORY – Religious Freedom Advocates, Churches and Believers Rally in Prayer for Leah Sharibu on Oct. 26

October 23, 2019 | For Immediate Release Save the Persecuted Christians Joins Others Worldwide to Plead for Leah’s Release from Boko Haram Captivity for Refusing to Renounce Her Faith WASHINGTON—Save…

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RELEASE – Save the Persecuted Christians Stands in Solidarity with Hong Kong Christians and Freedom Fighters

October 21, 2019 | For Immediate Release Coalition Urges ‘Statement of Solidarity’ to Share with Hong Kong Brothers and Sisters in Christ WASHINGTON—For several months, Christians around the world, along…

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