- 3rd October, 2014743TURKEY:
Turkish authorities have sealed a Protestant church in Southeast Turkey and ordered that its American pastor be fined and deported on charges of "working illegally".
- 28th August, 2014732IRAQ:
Most of the tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians forced to flee their homes earlier this month as Islamic State militants advanced have fled to the city of Erbil, the Kurdish capital. However, the city has struggled to provide shelter to the huge influx of refugees and many have been sleeping in the streets.
- 10th October, 2014746INDIA:
An alliance of Christians in India has challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi (pictured) to restore order in Madhya Pradesh state where they say persecution of minorities continues with impunity.
- 16th October, 2014748IRAN:
Intelligence officers raided the house of Shahram Ghaedi, who played the role of Jesus in the Iranian "Jesus Film", and arrested him and two other Christians.
- 16th October, 2014749PAKISTAN:
Today (16 October), the Lahore High Court dismissed Asia Bibi's appeal and upheld the death sentence which was passed on her four years ago under Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law. Asia's lawyer, Shakir Chaudhry, immediately announced that an appeal would be filed in the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
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