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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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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EU/NIGERIA – EU accuses Buhari of overseeing Christian persecution, ethnic cleansing in Nigeria

National Pivot Nigeria | Joe Adams | January 20, 2020 The European parliament, legislative branch of the European Union, has accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of overseeing the…

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AFRICA/NIGERIA – “We are under siege” says the Archbishop of Kaduna where 4 seminarians were kidnapped

Agency Fides | Jan. 20, 2020 Abuja (Agenzia Fides) - "No other Country will tolerate this type of insecurity without calling for mass protests. Definitely our country is under siege",…

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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 – 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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NIGERIA – Kukah describes FG as fundamentalists without bombs

Vanguard Nigeria | Chidi Nkwopara | Urowayino Jeremiah | Jan. 8, 2020 The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has described the Nigerian government as “Islamic…

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NIGERIA – French philosopher documents deadly persecution of Nigerian Christians

French philosopher documents deadly persecution of Nigerian Christians Aleteia | John Burger | Dec 18, 2019 Bernard-Henri Lévy provides eyewitness testimony to killing, raping and mutilation by Fulani herdsmen. 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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STATEMENT – American Pastor Bryan Nerren Remains Detained in India, as Save the Persecuted Christians and Others Call for His Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | November 7, 2019 WASHINGTON—As of Monday, nearly 90,000 individuals have signed onto a petition calling for the release of American pastor Bryan Nerren, who has been…

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