VOMK Tuesday Report

PAKISTAN: POLICE WARN CHRISTIANS OF POTENTIAL TERRORIST ATTACK

PAKISTAN: POLICE WARN CHRISTIANS OF POTENTIAL TERRORIST ATTACK

Police in Pakistan have warned Christians that terrorists are planning an attack on their community following the Asia Bibi acquittal. According to Agenzia Fides, the news agency of the Vatican, the Lahore Police Inspectorate warned Christians to be vigilant, claiming that terrorist groups such as Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar have made plans for attack. Pakistani ...

NORTH KOREAN DEFECTORS GRADUATE FROM MISSIONARY TRAINING PROGRAM PATTERNED ON UNDERGROUND NORTH KOREAN CHURCH

NORTH KOREAN DEFECTORS GRADUATE FROM MISSIONARY TRAINING PROGRAM PATTERNED ON UNDERGROUND NORTH KOREAN CHURCH

(December 1) A commencement ceremony, complete with caps, gowns, a graduation march, and a speech from a noted missiologist, was held today for three North Korean defectors graduating from Voice of the Martyrs Korea’s Underground University (UU). VOMK Underground University Graduates Ceremony (December 1) A commencement ceremony, complete with caps, gowns, a graduation march, and ...

HOMES OF 350 DISPLACED IRAQI CHRISTIANS STOLEN

HOMES OF 350 DISPLACED IRAQI CHRISTIANS STOLEN

The homes of more than 350 Iraqi Christians in the Mosul area are now being illegally sold and occupied by Muslim residents, according to Iraqi television network al Sumaria. The Iraqi Christians were forced to flee to refugee camps in 2014 after the Mosul area was taken by IS/Daesh. Now, according to al Sumaria, Muslims ...

CHINA PLANS TO REWRITE THE BIBLE

CHINA PLANS TO REWRITE THE BIBLE

Last month, Voice of the Martyrs Korea partner Pastor Bob Fu told Congress that China is working with state sanctioned Christian church networks (the Three Self Patriotic Movement and the Chinese Christian Council) to rewrite the Bible. This is part of China’s five-year plan to make Christianity more compatible with socialism. ‘차이나 에이드’ 제공 Voice of ...

KACHIN CHRISTIANS IN MYANMAR PERSECUTED BY BOTH POLITICAL FACTIONS IN THEIR HOMELAND

KACHIN CHRISTIANS IN MYANMAR PERSECUTED BY BOTH POLITICAL FACTIONS IN THEIR HOMELAND

(October 2018) This month, Kachin Christians in Myanmar faced persecution from both Myanmar’s state army and from the United Wa State army. Churches have been destroyed and replaced with Buddhist temples. Christians have been expelled from their homes. Humanitarian aid has been cut off. According to Uppsala University’s Conflict data program, China has a history ...

CHINESE PASTOR REQUESTS URGENT PRAYER

CHINESE PASTOR REQUESTS URGENT PRAYER

(Zhejiang, China) National Security agents confronted Pastor Yan Xiaojie of Shangjiang Church in Wenzhou, Zhejiang for supporting Christians in Henan province. These Christians are currently undergoing fierce persecution and Pastor Yan was one of the more than 345 signees to a petition decrying this persecution. Pastor Yan Xiaojie On September 19, Pastor Yan posted an ...

CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION INCREASES THROUGHOUT CENTRAL ASIA

CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION INCREASES THROUGHOUT CENTRAL ASIA

Christians in Central Asia are facing worship bans, arrest, and torture as Islamic nationalism becomes stronger in their countries. According to Voice of the Martyrs Korea representative Foley Hyun Sook, Christians in Central Asia can be arrested for reading the Bible in public places (such as a bus or train), or for telling other people ...