Voice of the Martyrs Korea

NK: RADIO BROADCASTERS PREPARE FOR MORE—AND BETTER—JAMMING EFFORTS

NK: RADIO BROADCASTERS PREPARE FOR MORE—AND BETTER—JAMMING EFFORTS

Russia and North Korea’s September agreement to expand technology sharing between the two countries has led to speculation on the possible impact of Russian technology on North Korea’s satellite, missile, and nuclear programs. But according to Voice of the Martyrs Korea Representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley, one of the most significant impacts of increased Russia-North ...

CHINA: GOVERNMENT AD PROMISES REWARDS FOR REPORTING UNDERGROUND CHRISTIANS

CHINA: GOVERNMENT AD PROMISES REWARDS FOR REPORTING UNDERGROUND CHRISTIANS

A video advertisement released last month by authorities in Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province promises rewards for citizens who report underground Christian activity. The video, called “How to Report Illegal Religious Activities”, was released in December by the Guangzhou Municipal Ethnic and Religious Affairs Bureau. According to Voice of the Martyrs Korea Representative Dr. Hyun Sook ...

NIGERIA: WIDOWS OF MARTYRED CHRISTIANS RECEIVE SEWING MACHINES, TRAINING

NIGERIA: WIDOWS OF MARTYRED CHRISTIANS RECEIVE SEWING MACHINES, TRAINING

30 Nigerian Christian widows whose husbands were killed in anti-Christian violence in Adamawa State are receiving sewing machines, grinding machines, and the training to use them through a project funded by Voice of the Martyrs Korea, in cooperation with SDOK, its sister Voice of the Martyrs mission in the Netherlands. According to Voice of the ...

NORTH KOREANS BECAME CHRISTIAN BY WATCHING SECULAR RUSSIAN MOVIES

NORTH KOREANS BECAME CHRISTIAN BY WATCHING SECULAR RUSSIAN MOVIES

Secular movies are usually not known for their evangelistic impact, but according to one of several letters from North Korean underground Christians recently received by Voice of the Martyrs Korea, a family inside North Korea became Christians by seeing characters praying and going to church in various Russian movies. “One family living in North Korea ...

CHINA: CHRISTIANS ON TRIAL FOR SELLING BIBLES AT A DISCOUNT

CHINA: CHRISTIANS ON TRIAL FOR SELLING BIBLES AT A DISCOUNT

The case of ten Christians in Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia, China went to trial last month after nearly three years of pre-trial delays. The Christians are facing charges of illegal business operations for purchasing Bibles from the state-run Three-Self Church and reselling them to other Christians at a lower price. At the center of the ...

VOMK ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS GIFT PROGRAM TO “OUR LITTLEST PERSECUTED BROTHERS AND SISTERS” IN 11 COUNTRIES

VOMK ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS GIFT PROGRAM TO “OUR LITTLEST PERSECUTED BROTHERS AND SISTERS” IN 11 COUNTRIES

Voice of the Martyrs Korea today announced plans to send Christmas Care Packages containing children’s Bibles, school supplies, toys, clothing, and hygiene items to Christian children in eleven countries or regions where their families are facing persecution due to their faith. “Last year our VOMK supporters made it possible for us to send more than ...

FOR CHINESE CHRISTIANS, PERSECUTION DOESN’T STOP WHEN THEY LEAVE CHINA

FOR CHINESE CHRISTIANS, PERSECUTION DOESN’T STOP WHEN THEY LEAVE CHINA

13 Christians who have left China for the United States over the past 10 years due to persecution from Chinese authorities participated in a Bible-based trauma recovery workshop in Midland, Texas on October 27 provided by Voice of the Martyrs Korea and China Aid. “For Chinese Christians, persecution doesn’t stop when they leave China,” said ...

CHINA: COUPLE WHO MET THROUGH PERSECUTION IS SEPARATED BY PERSECUTION, THEN REUNITED

CHINA: COUPLE WHO MET THROUGH PERSECUTION IS SEPARATED BY PERSECUTION, THEN REUNITED

Hao Guiru’s fiancée is a Christian from Guangdong province. She was so attracted to Hao Guiru’s devotion to his Christian faith that she moved 1,500 kilometers to Chengdu in Sichuan Province to date him. But as Voice of the Martyrs Korea Representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley explains, Hao Guiru’s Christian devotion goes far beyond Bible ...

NORTH KOREAN SMUGGLES BIBLES, FAMILY OF 27 COMES TO CHRIST

NORTH KOREAN SMUGGLES BIBLES, FAMILY OF 27 COMES TO CHRIST

Each time a new customer walked through the door of the small coffee shop in Seoul where Mr. Kim (name withheld for security reasons) shared his story with workers from Voice of the Martyrs Korea, he hesitated or stopped talking completely. The middle-aged North Korean defector studied each person’s face anxiously, searching for clues to ...