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Christian Persecution Stories

Current Examples of Christian Persecution Today

The Christian persecution stories featured here reveal how, all around the world, believers are experiencing threats, violence and discrimination because of their faith in Jesus Christ. Many persecuted Christians have been driven away from their homes and displaced by mob violence. Meanwhile, others suffer in prison due to false blasphemy charges. Some have been subjected to terrorism, kidnappings, assault and martyrdom. The articles below detail individual accounts of persecution.

Iran’s election results: a mirage of change in the Islamic republic

Suffering persecuted Christian mother arrested in Pakistan

Female suicide bombers kill more than 30 people in Nigeria

From slave to small business owner: one persecuted Christian’s stunning transformation

Watch: a persecuted Christian widow’s journey to freedom in Pakistan’s brick kilns

Election results surprise persecuted Christians in India

Russian church leader slain in extremist attack

Persecuted pastors in Eritrea mark 20 years behind bars

Christians persecuted in Egypt, homes burned by Islamic extremists