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SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF CHINESE CHRISTIAN ATTORNEY’S MARTYRDOM COMMEMORATED BY NEW VIDEO

SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF CHINESE CHRISTIAN ATTORNEY’S MARTYRDOM COMMEMORATED BY NEW VIDEO

Voice of the Martyrs Korea is marking the second anniversary of the martyrdom of Chinese Christian attorney Li Baiguang by releasing a video containing a scripture song of Isiah 35 that he wrote and sang as he would ride the bus for days on the way to the countryside to represent clients facing difficulties with ...

NK SEX-TRAFFICKED WOMEN IN CHINA AT SPECIAL RISK FOR CORONAVIRUS

NK SEX-TRAFFICKED WOMEN IN CHINA AT SPECIAL RISK FOR CORONAVIRUS

North Korean sex-trafficked women are at special risk for the coronavirus spreading through China according to persecution ministry Voice of the Martyrs Korea representative Hyun Sook Foley. “More often than not, these women are sold to impoverished Chinese men living in poor conditions,” representative Foley explains. “Because they are not living in China legally and ...

TRAPPED BETWEEN GOVERNMENT TROOPS AND REBELS, CAMEROON PASTORS RECEIVE TRAUMA CARE

TRAPPED BETWEEN GOVERNMENT TROOPS AND REBELS, CAMEROON PASTORS RECEIVE TRAUMA CARE

Pastors from the western region of Cameroon received intensive trauma care, as well as training in how to deliver trauma care to their congregation members, in an emergency training event conducted in December by persecution ministry Voice of the Martyrs Korea. “Persecution caught these pastors by surprise,” said Voice of the Martyrs Korea representative Dr. ...

BOKO HARAM RELEASES VIDEO OF KIDNAPPED NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION CHAIRMAN THEN KILLS HIM

BOKO HARAM RELEASES VIDEO OF KIDNAPPED NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION CHAIRMAN THEN KILLS HIM

The terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped a state chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria as well as a pastor and 40 church members in two separate raids on January 3 and January 6. A video subsequently released by the terrorist group shows the captive as the Rev. Lawan Andimi, the chairman of the Christian ...

NEW 2020 GUIDELINES STRENGTHEN CHINA COMMUNIST PARTY CONTROL OVER CHURCHES AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

NEW 2020 GUIDELINES STRENGTHEN CHINA COMMUNIST PARTY CONTROL OVER CHURCHES AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

New guidelines go into effect in 2020 to strengthen Communist Party control over what is taught in China’s state churches and public schools. The State Administration of Religious Affairs released in November Order 13, the "Administrative Measures for Religious Groups". Order 13 will be enforced on February 1. Article 17 of that Order states: “Religious ...

PETITION FOR DISAPPEARED PASTOR HAND DELIVERED TO MALAYSIAN EMBASSY

PETITION FOR DISAPPEARED PASTOR HAND DELIVERED TO MALAYSIAN EMBASSY

A petition demanding the Malaysian government to publicly release all information concerning the disappearance of pastor Raymond Koh was hand delivered to the Malaysian Embassy in Seoul Thursday by representatives from the Christian persecution ministry, Voice of the Martyrs Korea. The petition was signed by more than almost 800 Christians from Korea and around the ...

PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS SHARE PRAYER REQUESTS IN 24-HOUR NEW YEARS EVE FACEBOOK EVENT

PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS SHARE PRAYER REQUESTS IN 24-HOUR NEW YEARS EVE FACEBOOK EVENT

Persecution ministry Voice of the Martyrs Korea challenged Korean Christians today to ring in the New Year by praying for urgent prayer requests from actual persecuted Christians in 26 countries that will be posted on its Facebook site hourly beginning at 6PM on New Year’s Eve. Voice of the Martyrs Korea representative Hyun Sook Foley ...

SHANGHAI CHURCH CLOSED, BUT CHRISTIANS ACROSS CHINA TURN TO THE PAST TO KEEP THEIR FAITH ALIVE

SHANGHAI CHURCH CLOSED, BUT CHRISTIANS ACROSS CHINA TURN TO THE PAST TO KEEP THEIR FAITH ALIVE

Christians from a church in Shanghai (who asked us to remain anonymous) held their Sunday worship service on the street last week after authorities closed their church building. In a video released this week from Voice of the Martyrs Korea, the church members sing in front of their closed church building. According to Voice of ...