Habib Heydari (40) and Sasan Khosravi (36) were released early from Bushehr Central Prison in southwest Iran.
Online bookseller Chen Yu of Xiaomai (Wheat) Bookstore in Zhejiang province has lost his appeal against a seven-year prison sentence
He was returned to Anzali prison – just two weeks after he had been released
Mahnoor Ashraf went missing on 4 January after leaving her home in Lahore
Luka Binniyat has been held since November 2021 without bail.
Two more students from Bethel Baptist High School have been released by their kidnappers, leaving one in captivity
Christian convert Mahrokh Kanbari has been summoned to face a new charge of “propaganda against the regime”
Many of the attacks were extremely well-planned
The ruling was announced on 3 January 2022 by a judge at Rawalpindi District Court
Nine converts serving five-year prison sentences have been released pending a review
Sindh High Court has handed custody of Arzoo Raja (14) back to her Christian parents in Karachi, following her abduction and forcible conversion
The former death-row prisoner is now living in hiding with his family
Pastor Hao Zhiwei (pictured with her late husband) has been in custody since her arrest in July 2019.
A Nepalese pastor has been convicted of proselytising, a criminal offence in Nepal, and sentenced to two years in prison
In a decision that could have significant implications for Christian prisoners in Iran, the Supreme Court has ruled that belonging to a house church is not a criminal offence
The head boy of Bethel Baptist High School has been released from captivity because of illness, after refusing to leave his fellow-hostages
On 3 December, 61 Christians who had been abducted in a raid on Emmanuel Baptist Church in Kaduna state were released
An anti-conversion bill for Karnataka state is expected to be ready by 5 December and to be tabled in the next legislature session, from 13 December
In an unprecedented court decision in Pakistan, a judge has granted bail to two Christian nurses charged with blasphemy
On 14 November Shai Fund reported that since the fall of Kabul, it has evacuated over 9,000 Afghans fleeing the Taliban.