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 […]

Christian minority faces double threat from Buddhist military and Jihadists in aftermath of Myanmar violence
South East Asia

Christian minority faces double threat from Buddhist military and Jihadists in aftermath of Myanmar violence

Persecuted church agency, Barnabas Fund, issues warning of dangers facing Myanmar’s forgotten Christian minority A leading Christian aid agency this week called for attention to be given to Myanmar’s persecuted Christian community, who, like the Rohingya Muslims, have been targets of violence and intimidation by the military. Barnabas Fund points […]