VOMK Tuesday Report

VISITING RESEARCHER: EGYPTIAN CHRISTIANS HAVE MODELED FAITHFUL ENDURANCE FOR MORE THAN 1,000 YEARS

VISITING RESEARCHER: EGYPTIAN CHRISTIANS HAVE MODELED FAITHFUL ENDURANCE FOR MORE THAN 1,000 YEARS

On October 17th, Middle Eastern religions expert Doctor David Pinault joined Voice of the Martyrs Korea at a press conference about the increasing persecution against Egypt’s Coptic Christians. At the conference, Dr. Pinault explained that all Copts are raised to be Christian martyrs, something which has enabled the church to endure more than 1,000 years ...

North Korean NGO calls for increase in home visitations following defector starvation

North Korean NGO calls for increase in home visitations following defector starvation

Voice of the Martyrs Korea today rejected calls for increased government aid for North Korean defectors and instead issued a challenge to churches and North Korean defector Christians themselves to substantially increase their home visitation of North Korean defectors. The challenge comes in the wake of the death due to starvation of a North Korean ...

INDIA: Violence Against Christians Escalates, But One Evangelist Continues to Recover

INDIA: Violence Against Christians Escalates, But One Evangelist Continues to Recover

A new wave of anti-Christian threats and intimidation has been reported since the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recorded a landslide victory in India’s national elections in May. Prime Minister Narendra Modi In just two weeks following Prime Minister Modi being sworn into office for a second term as prime minister, violence against Christians ...

Chinese authorities offer $1,000 cash prize for reports on ‘illegal’ religious activities

Chinese authorities offer $1,000 cash prize for reports on ‘illegal’ religious activities

(Guiyang, Guizhou—July 1, 2019) Authorities in Guiyang, the capital of China’s Guizhou province, are incentivizing local residents to report religious activities by offering them up to around $1,000. According to Voice of the Martyrs Korea representative Hyun Sook Foley, people will receive the cash reward if they report on “suspicious illegal religious sites and activities” ...