(RNS) — This year, Christian watchdog organization Open Doors USA is highlighting the ‘rise of the surveillance state’ and its impact on Christians and Muslims in China in its 2019 World Watch List, released Wednesday (Jan. 15).
(RNS) — A Tennessee pastor has spent the past three weeks stranded in India after he was arrested and then released over a customs violation, according to his attorney.
While American Christians are a privileged majority, their brothers and sisters in many places are a persecuted minority.
(RNS) Muslim extremists are the primary drivers of Christian persecution worldwide.
(RNS) The persecution of Christians "vastly rose" in Africa in 2012 as a result of power gains by radical Islamists, according to Open Doors, a Christian missionary organization which publishes an annual list of offending nations. By Lauren Markoe.