Dr Berhane Asmelash (Release Eritrea) speaks about the current situation inside Eritrea.
Two weeks after being released from prison, Ebrahim Firouzi set out on the long journey to the remote town where he is to spend two years in internal exile.
At the United Nations in New York, Ireland and 22 other countries at the United Nations expressed concern about religious freedom in China.
The six students and two staff members kidnapped from a Christian-run school in Kaduna state on 3 October have been released.
Ebrahim Firouzi was released from prison on 26 October and must now serve two years’ internal exile in a remote southeastern town.
Gou Zhongcan of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, Sichuan province, has been released after seven months’ imprisonment.
Algerian authorities have sealed the buildings of three more churches, including the country’s two largest.
On 18 October, police in Funan, Anhui Province, destroyed a large Protestant church building and detained its pastors.
Nine Christians have been sentenced to five years each in prison for “acting against national security”.
Christian convert Mahrokh Kanbari (65) has been summoned to prison to begin serving a one-year sentence for “propaganda against the system”.
Christian leaders in northern Syria are very concerned about their communities’ vulnerability following the launch of Turkey’s incursion on 9 October.
On 3 October, gunmen abducted six teenage girls and two staff members from a Christian-run boarding school in Kaduna state.
Boko Haram militants have executed Godfrey Ali Shikagham and Lawrence Duna Dacighir, who were building shelters for displaced Nigerians.
Militant Fulani herdsmen kidnapped pastor’s wife Esther Katung and later killed her, despite her family paying a ransom.
On 26 September, Algerian authorities closed a church building in Tizi Ouzou province, two days after closing another church in the same province.
Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is very concerned about the future of his sons, as the state refuses to recognise them as Christians.
Six Uighur Christians have been imprisoned in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
Dr Bob Fu told Church in Chains’ conference that President Xi Jinping has launched three wars against religious freedom.
In Dublin, Dr Bob Fu recently launched Church in Chains’ new report “CHINA’s CRACKDOWN ON CHRISTIANITY”
UN Rapporteur Javaid Rehman calls for an end to the criminalisation of the peaceful expression of faith