Government troops check a vehicle evacuating residents from their hometown of Marawi [Reuters]
South East Asia

Mainly Christians slaughtered in Marawi siege

Nearly all the civilians murdered by Islamic militants during the five-month long siege of Marawi were Christians, according to Amnesty International. The detailed analysis, which includes multiple eyewitness found shocking evidence that Islamists specifically set out to kill Christians for their faith. “During the conflict, militants regularly targeted civilians and […]

Chinese worshippers. Photo: China Aid
East Asia

China police disrupt church service to arrest 13

Police interrupted a church service in China’s south Guangdong province and arrested 13 Christians on 5 Novvember. The Christians were later interrogated at a police station. They were accused of holding religious services at unapproved sites. Bibles and other Christian materials belonging to the church were taken to the police station […]

Mugabe ‘coup’ an opportunity for “the birth of a new nation” says Church leaders.
Southern Africa

Mugabe ‘coup’ an opportunity for “the birth of a new nation” says Church leaders.

Though President Mugabe, unsurprisingly, has refused to resign, despite his removal as the head  his Zanu PF party, demonstrations on the streets by thousands of Zimbabweans and persuasion by leaders and interest groups,  Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHCD) who have also backed the deposition of President Mugabe and said the […]