VOMK Tuesday Report

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 ...

CHINESE GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTS OFFICIALS TO RESIST “KOREAN CHRISTIAN INFILTRATION”

CHINESE GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTS OFFICIALS TO RESIST “KOREAN CHRISTIAN INFILTRATION”

(September 18) A confidential order from the Chinese government to regional officials was recently discovered by Voice of the Martyrs Korea and its China ministry partner China Aid. This order details the ways that officials could “resist the Korean Christian infiltration” and “consolidate the foundation [of Christianity] by ruling [the Chinese Church]” in their region. ...

‘I AM CRYING OUT LOUD’ : CHINESE PASTOR WRITES LETTER ABOUT HENAN PERSECUTION

‘I AM CRYING OUT LOUD’ : CHINESE PASTOR WRITES LETTER ABOUT HENAN PERSECUTION

(Zhengzhou, Henan—Aug. 31, 2018) A pastor penned a letter yesterday decrying the persecution of churches in China’s central Henan province, which is undergoing a fierce suppression of the Christian faith. A Henan church forced to display the Chinese flag. (Photo courtesy of ChinaAid) Recently, Pastor Shen Xianfeng has visited some of these churches, of which he notes ...

North Korean Ministry Visits the Middle East to Teach Persecuted Christians Lessons from the North Korean Underground Church

Voice of the Martyrs Korea board chair Hyun Sook Foley and CEO Pastor Eric Foley recently returned from the Middle East after leading an August training event in which they taught persecuted Middle Eastern Christians lessons from the North Korean Underground Church. This training event was hosted by Voice of the Martyrs Korea’s Middle Eastern ...

NEPAL: ANTI-CONVERSION LAW RUMORED TO TARGET CHRISTIAN LEADERS IN NEPAL

Starting August 15th, the government of Nepal will enforce a law which prohibits conversion to Christianity. This “anti-conversion” law was established last year to prevent conversions to Christianity in the former Hindu kingdom and is only now being implemented. “Only a small minority of Nepal is Christian, but this minority is slowly and steadily growing,” ...