Monthly Archives: December 2012

UZBEKISTAN: VACATION RAID


Police raided a group of 80 Christians in Uzbekistan on Dec. 1 while they were vacationing at the Simurg resort in the Bostanlyk District of Uzbekistan.  Read More

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KYRGYZSTAN TIGHTENS RESTRICTIONS WITH CHANGES TO RELIGION LAW


Kyrgyzstan is adding harsher censorship rules to its Religion Law, while other proposed amendments would make it much more difficult for smaller religious groups to obtain state registration.  Read More

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Christians Killed, Church Building Destroyed in Sudan Bombing


KHARTOUM, SUDAN (ANS) — The Sudanese military in the last two weeks has bombed more non-Arab people in largely Christians areas of the Nuba Mountains – killing three Christians, destroying two relief agency structures and demolishing a Catholic Church building, … Continue reading

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61 Set Free From A Life Of Slavery In India, Including Children As Young As 5


BANGALORE, INDIA – Today in India, IJM helped rescue 61 people from a life of slavery. Entire families were trapped in the brick kiln, and children as young as 5 years old were forced to work.  Read More

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THE TRAGEDY OF CHRISTIANS IN SYRIA


As Christmas approaches, Christian celebrations in Syria will be extremely subdued this year as the Church finds itself a haemorrhaging casualty of a war in which it has played no part.  Read More

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FATWA THREAT AGAINST IRAQI CHRISTIANS AS PM URGES THEM TO STAY


A radical Muslim cleric has issued a fatwa threatening Iraqi Christians with death unless they convert to Islam as the country’s prime minister urges them to remain in their homeland.   Read More

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Life After Escaping an Indian Brothel


Minati, 19, was never meant to be rescued from a brothel here in the red light district of Kolkata, India. When Nick Kristof accompanied the International Justice Mission and the police on a raid in a brothel in the Songachi district last … Continue reading

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Profile on Sex Trafficking Victims and Obtaining Self-Sufficiency


Imagine a young girl who has run away from an abusive home and meets a man who promises to take care of her. He gives her food, shelter, and love. As this relationship develops, this man alters his role from … Continue reading

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PAKISTAN: BLASPHEMY CASE DISMISSED


On Tuesday, Nov. 20, a Pakistani court dismissed blasphemy charges against 14-year-old Rimsha Masih.    Read More

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INDONESIA: JAIL FOR SHARING JESUS


Ribur was beaten and locked in jail for 60 days because she talked about Jesus.   Read More

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