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Religious Liberty Prayer News: Philippines; Malaysia; India

Jun 22, 2017

Christians Shot to Death in Attack on Marawi, Philippines; Outlaw Evangelicalism in Malaysia, says Islamic coalition; Christian Families in India Forced into Hindu Ritual, Denied Water

Religious Liberty Prayer Alert: Christian Governor Imprisoned for Blasphemy in Indonesia

May 17, 2017

On 9 May 2017, the governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as "Ahok" was convicted on charges of blasphemy against Islam and sentenced to two years in jail by the North Jakarta District Court.

WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News: Egypt, Iraq, India

May 17, 2017

Coptic boy, 16, murdered by Islamic extremists seeking to scare Christians in Egypt; Islamic State Captures 550 Families to Use as Human Shields in Iraq; Pastor in India Loses Hearing from Assault by Hindu Extremists

WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News: Ethiopia, Australia, Sudan

May 3, 2017

Ethiopian State to consider new law to restrict Christian activities; Australian Islamic group calls for Christian converts from Islam to be killed; Mob Kills Christian Elder at Evangelical School in Omdurman, Sudan

Religious Liberty Prayer Alert: 44 Killed, Over 100 Injured in Palm Sunday Bombings in Egypt

Apr 10, 2017

On 9 April, explosions targeting Palm Sunday services at two churches in Egypt killed at least 44 people and injured over 100 others.

Religious Liberty Prayer Alert: 2 Weeks on Pastor Abducted in Malaysia Still Missing

Mar 3, 2017

On 13 February, pastor Raymond Koh King Too (62) was kidnapped in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur by a group of masked men. More than 2 weeks on, no one has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping, nor have there been demands made for a ransom.

Prayer Alert: Executive Officer of the Latin Evangelical Alliance targetted in a shooting in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Dec 21, 2016

On 15 December 2016, the Executive Officer of the Alianza Evangélica Latina (Latin American Evangelical Alliance), Ps Jorge Machado, and his wife were targetted in a drive-by shooting at their home in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. While Ps Machado and his wife survived the shooting, a military policeman wa

Prayer Alert: U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson Jailed on Charges of Terrorism

Dec 13, 2016

On 7 October 2016, Turkish authorities detained Andrew Brunson, a U.S. citizen and the pastor of the Resurrection Church in Izmir, Turkey along with his wife Norine on charges of “threat to national security”. After being held for 13 days at the Goc Idaresi (Migration Management) in Isikkent, Izmir,

WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News: Iran, Pakistan, Turkey

Oct 26, 2016

Series of arrests of Christians in IRAN; PAKISTAN Court delays Asia Bibi’s blasphemy appeal; Pastor and wife arrested in TURKEY

WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News: Nigeria, India, Egypt

Jul 18, 2016

Pastor killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in NIGERIA; Priest slain in Sinai, EGYPT; Pastor beaten unconscious in Uttar Pradesh, INDIA