The annual protest vigil in support of religious freedom was held outside the Eritrean Embassy in London.
The arrests of men, women and children took place in a private courtyard in the capital city, Asmara.
Asia Bibi’s lawyer Saiful Malook has taken up the case of Pakistani Christian couple Shagufta Kausar and Shafqat Emmanuel, sentenced to death for blasphemy in April 2014.
Islamist terrorists have killed sixteen Christians in three attacks in Burkina Faso during a two-week period.
Asia Bibi and her husband, Ashiq Masih have arrived in Canada after finally being allowed to leave Pakistan
Abraham Ben Moses was released from prison in late April, on probation.
Egyptian police have closed churches in Qalyubiya and Sohag governorates following violent protests by Muslim mobs.
On 8 April, the government committee tasked with assessing church applications legalised 111 more church buildings.
Children from a Sunday School class were among those killed in the attack on Zion Church in Batticaloa
On Sunday 14 April, ethnic Fulani Muslim militants in Nasarawa State shot dead 17 Christians holding a dinner to celebrate the dedication of a baby earlier that day.
On Easter Sunday, three churches were attacked simultaneously by suicide bombers at around 8.45 am, when they were crowded with Christians celebrating Easter.
Five years after Boko Haram militants abducted 276 schoolgirls from Chibok in northeast Nigeria, 112 remain missing.
Mr Sandeep Kumar, the newly-appointed Ambassador of India, has said that the Indian Embassy in Dublin wishes to engage in dialogue with Church in Chains.
On Saturday 23 March, more than twenty officials raided a Bible class at Shouwang Church, one of the largest unregistered churches in Beijing, detaining members, confiscating property and banning the church for refusing to register.
In the past five weeks, ethnic Fulani Muslim militants have killed 146 people in Christian areas of southern Kaduna state and destroyed over two hundred houses.
Asia Bibi’s younger daughter Eisham has pleaded for her mother to be allowed to leave Pakistan.
Pakistani pastor Zafar Bhatti’s appeal hearing has been postponed again, to 21 March 2019.
Naxalite Maoist guerrillas shot father-of-five Munglu Ram Nureti dead on 12 February, a day after they murdered another convert in neighbouring Odisha state.
On Saturday 9 February, coordinated attacks in the southwestern town of Halaba Kulito damaged ten church buildings and destroyed their contents.
Three attackers dragged Anant Ram Gand out of his house, beheaded him and dumped his body on 11 February.