- 2nd January, 2015765IRAN:
On Monday 29 December, Farshid Fathi was taken from prison to the Revolutionary Court of Tehran where Judge Salavati sentenced him to an additional year in prison, meaning that he will not be released until December 2017.
- 6th January, 2015766EGYPT:
Two of three charges have been dropped against Christian journalist Bishoy Armia Boulous, formerly known by his Muslim name Mohammed Hegazy. He remains in jail because of prior blasphemy charges.
- 23rd January, 2015772NIGER:
The Christian community in Niger is in shock after a weekend of violent protests led to the death of ten people and the destruction of scores of church buildings and Christian homes.
- 16th January, 2015771LIBYA:
A Libyan group affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has claimed responsibility for recent kidnappings of Egyptian Christians in Libya.
- 30th December, 2014764IRAN:
Pastor Victor Bet-Tamarz, an officially-recognised minister, was arrested at his home in Tehran on St Stephen's Day (26 December) while he was celebrating Christmas with a number of fellow-Christians.
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