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  • Nepal: Hindus Threaten Bombings

    The leader of the Hindu extremist group, Nepal Defense Fund (NDF), has threatened to bomb the homes of all Christians if...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Iran: Church Raided by Police

    On May 21 five newly converted Christians were arrested in Karaj, Iran after plain clothes security officers raided a house church...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Uzbekistan: Government Imposes Fines

    The Uzbekistan government has recently imposed exorbitant fines and destroyed religious literature in hope of stopping believers from having Christian materials...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Pakistan: Christian’s Faith Strong

    Imprisoned Christian, Sandul Bibi, remains strong in her faith and is concerned about her family’s faith despite being in prison for...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Nepal: Extremists Warn Believers

    UPDATE: On June 10, The Voice of the Martyrs received a copy of a letter from the Nepal Defense Fund (NDF),...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • China: Bookstore Owner Sentenced

    On June 10, a Chinese court sentenced Christian bookstore owner, 38 year-old, Shi Weihan, to three years in prison for “illegal...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • North Korea: Fax threatens VOM project

       An anonymous fax believed to have been sent from the North Korean embassy for Finland promises workers affiliated with The Voice...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Laos: 13 Christians Arrested

    On June 12, 13 Christians were arrested by plain clothes police, after visiting Christian villages in Laos, according to The Voice...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Laos: Christians Released

    UPDATE: Praise God! On June 13, Christians arrested by plain clothes police, after visiting Christian villages in Laos, were released without...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • India: Pastor and Family Attacked

    On June 14, a pastor and his family were brutally attacked when Hindu extremists barged into their church during a prayer...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Yemen: Christians killed

    On June 12, nine Christian relief workers were abducted and three killed, reportedly because they were suspected of being involved in...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Somalia: Christian’s Sons Beheaded

    Islamic extremists have beheaded two boys in Somalia because their Christian father, 55 year-old Musa Mohammed Yusuf, refused to give them...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Pakistan: Christian Homes Burned

    On June 26, more than 150 Muslim extremists launched a devastating attack on more than 150 Christian families after a fight...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Iraq: Seven churches bombed

    On July 11 two bombs targeted churches in the cities of Baghdad and Mosul and killed at least four people and...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Pakistan: Day of Prayer

    Christians in Pakistan are inviting believers around the world to join them in prayer for their nation and for the blasphemy...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • China: Pastor Sent to Labor Camp

    On June 29, Pastor Dou Shaowen who is currently serving a one-year sentence for “engaging in illegal activities” was secretly transferred...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Eritrea: Christian Dies in Prison

    On July 23, Yemane Kahasay Andom, a Christian imprisoned for his faith in Eritrea died after authorities denied him medical treatment,...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Pakistan: Muslims Attack Christians

    On July 30, Muslim extremists attacked Christians, burning more than 50 homes and animals in Faisalabad, Pakistan, according to The Voice...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • China: Youth Camp Raided

    On July 23, a Christian youth camp was raided by Public Security Bureau (PSB) and Religious Affairs Bureau (RAF) officials in...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • VOM: 1 Million NT’s Mailed

    On Aug. 5, 2009, The Voice of the Martyrs’ Bibles Unbound (BU) ministry reached an exciting milestone with its shipment of...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Iran: Women: We Love Christ!

    UPDATE: On Aug. 8, Marzieh and Maryam were summoned to an Iranian court and ordered to deny their faith verbally and...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Bangladesh: Pastor Tortured by Police

    On June 7, police raided an evangelism meeting, arrested and tortured a pastor and two others in Boalia, Bangladesh, according to...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Nigeria: Pastors Beheaded

    On July 26, 12 Christians were killed, including three pastors, in northern Nigeria after members of the Islamic extremist group Boko...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • VOM: More Bibles Needed

      Have you heard that smuggling Bibles into China is now unnecessary because Amity Printing can legally print Bibles? The Voice...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Belarus: Church Evicted

    Forum 18 News reports that on Aug. 20, New Life Full Gospel Church in Minsk, Moscow, was issued an eviction notice...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • Uzbekistan: Believers Arrested

    On Aug. 23, seven church members belonging to the registered Donam Protestant church were arrested and Christian literature confiscated when more...

    VOMDecember 11, 2010
  • India: Pastor Falsely Accused

    Hindus in Madhya Pradesh, India, have accused Pastor Kamlesh Tahed and three other Christians of murdering a young man who was...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Iran: Women Seriously Ill

    UPDATE: On Sept. 10, The Voice of the Martyrs received reports that Maryam and Marzieh’s health has deteriorated and urgent prayers...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Pakistan: Encouraged in Prison

    On Sept. 16, The Voice of the Martyrs contacts in Pakistan reported that 20 year old Sandul Bibi’s faith is strong...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • India: Relief Camp Bombed

    On Sept. 27, four believers were injured when a Christian relief camp in Nandarigi village, Orissa state, providing temporary housing for...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Somalia: Christian Leader Killed

    On Sept. 28 an Islamic extremist shot and killed Mariam Muhina Hussein, an underground church leader, after discovering six Bibles in...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • China: Prominent Leader Arrested

    On Sept. 17, Pastor Hua Huiqi was arrested by Chinese authorities in Fengtai District, Beijing, according to China Aid Association. Pastor...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Colombia: Pastor Martyred

    On Sept. 21, Pastor Manuel was shot and killed by The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas in San Jose...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Russia: Pastors fined for Worship

    Recently, two Baptist pastors in Russia’s Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad were fined 2,200 rubles (US $75) after their community “sang...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Indonesia: Police Evict Students

    On Oct.27, The Voice of the Martyrs contacts reported nearly 1,000 Arastamar Bible school students face eviction from a West Jarkata...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • China: Student Back in School

    UPDATE: Chen Le, a 17-year-old high school student who was expelled from school because of his Christian faith, was invited on...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Kazakhstan: Christian Fined, Deported

    Two Christian brothers, Viktor and Didrikh Leven, have been convicted of participating in religious worship without state registration in Akmola Region,...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Iran: Church Closed

    Central Assemblies of God Church has been forced to close down its regular Friday afternoon services and can only hold two...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • China: Persecution Increases

    China’s central government has intensified its campaign against Christians and has recently targeted both registered and unregistered churches, according to China...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • China: Church Leader Released

    On Nov. 18, Wusiman Yiming, a Christian convert from Islam, was released from prison in China after being imprisoned for two...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Somalia: Christian Martyred

    On Nov. 14, the body of a 23-year-old Christian convert, Mumin Abdikarim Yusuf, was discovered in Mogadishu’s Yaqshid district, according to...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • China: Church Leader Sentenced

    On Nov. 7, house church leader Alimujiang Yimiti, 36, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for “providing state secrets to...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • China: Church Leader Targeted

    On Nov. 30, Shao Wangui, the leader of a house church in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, was arrested without a warrant and...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Indonesia: Muslims Destroy Church

    On Dec. 17, a mob of nearly 1,000 Muslims attacked a church building under construction in Bekasi Regency, near Jakarta, the...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Azerbaijan: Communities Threatened

    Many religious communities in Azerbaijan and Tajikistan have not yet re-registered with government authorities as required by laws passed in both...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Algeria: Muslims Block Service

    On Dec. 26, about 50 Muslim extremists tried to prevent a congregation of Christian converts from holding a Christmas service in...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Iran: Christian Arrested

    On Dec. 16, several Iranian security officials forcibly entered the home of Hamideh Najafi in the city of Mashhad. They arrested...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Iraq: Elderly Christian Killed

    On Jan. 11, Hikmat Sleiman, a 75-year-old Christian man, was shot to death by unknown assailants in Mosul, Iraq, according to...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Algeria: Update: Church Burned

    On Jan. 10, Muslim extremists set fire to Tafath church in Tizi Ouzou, Algeria, damaging church property, according to The Voice...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010
  • Laos: Christians Arrested

    Two Hmong believers were arrested on Dec. 3 after a relative told authorities they were sharing the gospel, according to The...

    VOMDecember 10, 2010