A cross is shown on the roof of a Protestant church in China's Zhejiang province. Photo Credit: Radio Free Asia -  courtesy of a church member
East Asia

Crosses torn down from churches in Central China

Authorities in Henan province, central China, are escalating their crackdown on Christians, tearing down crosses and forcing churches to close. Local government officials are also reported to be revoking elderly church members’ pensions and stopping children going to school in an effort to force Christians to renounce their faith. They also […]

Sooronbay Sharipovich Jeenbekov, President of Sooronbay Sharipovich Jeenbekov. Photo credit: Official Portrait
Central Asia

Kyrgyz Christian convert mum beaten by Muslim family

Sooronbay Sharipovich Jeenbekov, President of Sooronbay Sharipovich Jeenbekov. Photo credit: Official Portrait A Christian woman in Kyrgyzstan, who recently converted from Islam, was held captive in her own home and beaten by her Muslim family last week for refusing to renounce her faith in Christ, according to Barnabas Fund contacts Gulum, […]