• College Student Killed for Alleged Blasphemy (Nigeria) 2022-05-19

    Deborah Emmanuel Yakubu A 25-year-old Christian student at the Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto state, Nigeria, was killed by a mob on May 12th after rumours spread that she had blasphemed against Mohammed on a WhatsApp group chat. The precise nature of her comments is unclear, but it...

  • Sentences for Detained Christians (Iran) 2022-05-19

    Anooshavan AvedianPhoto: Article18 An Iranian-Armenian Christian leader has been sentenced to ten years in prison for promoting "propaganda contrary to and disturbing to the holy religion of Islam" through the house church he operated in his home. The 60-year-old believer, Anooshavan Avedian, was...

  • Upheaval Causes Concerns for Churches (Sri Lanka) 2022-05-19

    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Andreas Schwarzkopf (cc) As the nation of Sri Lanka faces its worst political and economic crisis in recent years, life for the common people has been severely impacted. Anti-government protests have led to a crackdown by authorities, introducing restrictive measures to curb...

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