Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Photo credit: Wiki Commons.
South Asia

Bangladesh mass mosque-building programme condemned

Christians and other religions minorities have spoken outhave spoken out against a US $1 billion mosque-building programme launched by the Bangladesh government. Authorities plan to build 560 “model mosques” across the country. Speaking at the inauguration of the project, Bangladesh’s Prime Minister claimed the programme will “combat extremism” because the […]

Worshippers in Sri Lanka. Photo credit: Facebook, National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka
South Asia

Sri Lankan church stoned and Christians threatened

Worshippers in Sri Lanka. Photo credit: Facebook, National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka A stoning attack on a church and incidents of anti-Christian fly-posting have been documented by evangelicals in Srik Lanka. Accounts of persecution compiled by the National Christian Council of Sri Lanka in late March and early April recorded several […]

Images after the Easter Monday attack in Quetta
South Asia

Two killed in Quetta church shooting

Two Christians died and four others were seriously injured on Sunday 15 April when attackers on motorbikes opened fire on worshippers leaving a church service in the southern Pakistani city of Quetta. The latest terror attack follows a similar shooting on Easter Monday (2 April 2018), when armed men on a motorcycle […]