Persecution Snapshots'S ARCHIVE

  • The widow of a martyred Christian in eastern Uganda, Agnes, has received death threats on the phone. Agnes’ husband, Richard, was a former Muslim who came to know Christ two years ago and the family began to follow God. Richard had moved his family twice in attempts to keep them safe after Muslims began monitoring […]

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  • Iran Although he was sentenced to eight years in prison, authorities in Iran are threatening to hold American Pastor Saeed Abedini in Evin prison indefinitely. Saeed’s wife, Naghmeh is living in the United States, but has been advocating for the last three years for the release of her husband. She recently made her fourth congressional appearance […]

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  • Earlier this week news emerged out of northern Nigeria that a large number of the girls and women kidnapped by Boko Haram have been freed.  But amidst this good news is the horror of what happened to them while captive to the violent Islamists. Former captives of the group told of being raped, many repeatedly, […]

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  • Uganda The daughter of the pastor at New Hope Church in eastern Uganda was gang-raped by a group of 5 Muslims in April. The men intended to send the pastor a message that he should stop all prayer meetings and close down the church or he would live to regret it. Pray for His healing […]

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  • Saudi Arabia–  In a city bordering Kuwait, officials arrested 27 people at a house church, including women and children. They also confiscated Bibles and musical instruments. Nigeria–  Boko Haram militants say they have established a caliphate and will be imposing sharia law in Nigeria. There are many reports of beheadings, kidnappings, and convert-or-die mandates. Iran–   Behnam […]

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