News & analysis
This is a collection of recent articles and research written by the Barnabas team.
Christians intimidated and arrested in VietnamCountry/Region: Vietnam, South and East Asia, Cambodia
OnGovernment-hired assailants are alleged to be behind an attack at a Christian centre in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam, on 12 November. After breaking in, they tried to intimidate the Christians while police filmed the incident.
Nine of the Christians at the centre were arrested for not having their identity cards or temporary residence papers...
Kenyan Christians targeted in revenge attacks after mosque raids
In an attack targeting Christians, 28 passengers on a bus travelling to Nairobi, Kenya, were singled out and shot to death on 22 November in Mandera county, close to the Somali border.
Christian governor of Jakarta appointed for first time in 50 years
The inauguration of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama as governor of Jakarta on Wednesday (19 November) marks a watershed in Indonesian politics.
Iranian Christian granted conditional release from prison
Following an appeal from his family, Iranian Christian Homayoun Shokouhi was granted conditional release from prison on 10 November after serving two years and eight months of his sentence.
Lao Hmong Christian families evicted after converting to Christianity
Six Hmong Christian families were forced to leave their village after converting to Christianity. Local authorities ordered them to renounce their faith but they refused...