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NORTH KOREANS TESTIFY ABOUT THE BIBLE’S POWER DURING CORONAVIRUS

NORTH KOREANS TESTIFY ABOUT THE BIBLE’S POWER DURING CORONAVIRUS

Bible distribution to North Koreans continues to be double that of the same period last year, according to Voice of the Martyrs Korea representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley. The ministry credits the Coronavirus for the heightened interest of North Koreans, as well as for new avenues for distribution. “North Koreans are looking for hope in ...

New Coronavirus outbreak in NE China puts NK sex-trafficked women at risk of starvation

The biggest worry today for North Korean women in Northeast China is not Coronavirus but starvation. A new outbreak of Coronavirus in Northeast China’s Jilin Province has led authorities there to restrict travel and institute additional control measures. The new measures make it nearly impossible for North Korean sex-trafficked women there to feed their families. Now even ...

NEW JILIN CORONAVIRUS OUTRBREAK PUTS NORTH KOREAN SEX-TRAFFICKED WOMEN AT RISK OF STARVATION

NEW JILIN CORONAVIRUS OUTRBREAK PUTS NORTH KOREAN SEX-TRAFFICKED WOMEN AT RISK OF STARVATION

A new outbreak of Coronavirus in Northeast China’s Jilin Province has led authorities there to restrict travel and institute additional control measures. According to Voice of the Martyrs Korea representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley, the new measures make it nearly impossible for North Korean sex-trafficked women there to feed their families. “The biggest worry today for North ...

BURKINA FASO: CORONAVIRUS LINKED TO INCREASED CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION

BURKINA FASO: CORONAVIRUS LINKED TO INCREASED CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION

Coronavirus-related persecution of Christians continues to grow in Burkina Faso. In February, a pastor and his wife were accused of bringing the Coronavirus into the country after attending a conference in France. Now the nation is one of the hardest hit by the virus in sub-Saharan Africa, with more than 600 cases and more than ...

3 CHILDREN DEAD IN FULANI CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN ATTACK ON NIGERIAN CHRISTIANS

3 CHILDREN DEAD IN FULANI CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN ATTACK ON NIGERIAN CHRISTIANS

Grisly photos and eyewitness accounts have emerged of the April 14 Fulani militant attacks against Christians in Plateau State Nigeria, in the midst of the coronavirus lockdown. In this latest attack, Fulani extremists murdered two five-year-old children and a three-year-old infant. Voice of the Martyrs Korea has been gathering reports from its partners in the region. According to Representative Hyun Sook Foley, those ...

FOUR YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH, PASTOR HAN CHUNG-RYEOL’S INFLUENCE CONTINUES TO GROW

FOUR YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH, PASTOR HAN CHUNG-RYEOL’S INFLUENCE CONTINUES TO GROW

April 30 marks the fourth anniversary of the death of Pastor Han Chung Ryeol, the Korean Chinese pastor stabbed to death through his skull and heart in an apparent murder in Changbai, China in 2016. But according to Voice of the Martyrs Korea Representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley, the story of Pastor Han’s ministry and ...

온라인/오프라인 예배와 한국의 기독교 박해의 미래

사도 바울은 디모데후서 2장 9절에서 “하나님의 말씀은 매이지 아니하니라”라고 선언한다. 많은 사람이 하나님의 말씀을 매어두려고 애쓰지만 하나님의 말씀은 언제나 그것을 떨쳐낸다! 오늘날, 전 세계 70여 개 국가에 있는 정부는 말씀을 ‘매어두려고’ 시도하고 있다. 기독교를  노골적으로 금지하는 정부는 별로 없다. 대신 정부는 자신들의 정책과 이념을 지지하는 훌륭한 시민정신을 가진 종교로 기독교를 개조하려고 애쓴다. 정부가 하나님의 말씀을 ...

DEACON SPENDS 2,000TH DAY IN NK PRISON AS CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED FOR HIS RELEASE

DEACON SPENDS 2,000TH DAY IN NK PRISON AS CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED FOR HIS RELEASE

Deacon Jang Moon Seok 장문석, who ministered to North Koreans in Changbai, China alongside martyred Pastor Han Chung-Ryeol, spent his 2,000th day in a prison inside of North Korea while coworkers mobilized a global letter writing campaign urging his release. “Deacon Jang, who is also known by his Chinese name Zhang Wen Shi, is an ethnically Korean Chinese ...