- 6th May, 2016879NORTH
Kim Dong Chul, a missionary who was born in South Korea and is a naturalised US citizen, has been sentenced to ten years in labour camp for alleged "unpardonable espionage". The image shows him being escorted to his Supreme Court trial on 29 April.
- 11th May, 2016882TANZANIA:
Another church building in northwest Tanzania was burnt to the ground on 2 May in a suspected arson attack.
- 27th May, 2016886CHINA:
There has been a seven-fold rise in the persecution of Christians in China since 2008, according to China Aid, a Christian human rights organisation that promotes religious freedom and the rule of law in China.
- 26th May, 2016885CHINA:
On Sunday 22 May, the congregation of Wenzhou's Zhu Yáng Church met for worship in its ruined building, demolished two days previously.
- 20th May, 2016884ERITREA:
Yesterday in London, a group of Christians from Ireland joined British and Eritrean Christians in a protest vigil marking the 14th anniversary of the Eritrean government's decision to close down all churches in the country apart from Orthodox, Lutheran and Roman Catholic.
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