A court in Bhutan Thursday sentenced one pastor to nearly four years in prison for accepting funds for evangelism and another to almost two and a half years for organizing an illegal religious gathering.
International Christian Concern reported Tuesday that 29 Christians and two Muslims have been accused of blasphemy in Chak village, Faisalabad.
Indian village councils have just passed new laws making Christian prayer, meetings and even evangelism illegal in 50 towns.
Five Christians in Laos who were exonerated after falsely being accused of murder still remain in custody.
Radical Hindu nationalists run rampant across India, damaging churches at an alarming rate.
A Christian town in Mindanao is protesting its incorporation into the newly created, semi-independent Islamic region of Bangsamoro in the Philippines, according to BarnabasAid.
A mob of Hindu nationalists attacked the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene at Sehkari Nagar in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on July 16, according to AsiaNews.
Church leaders in India have petitioned Chhattisgarh state to reverse its ban on non-Hindu religious activity, according to Morning Star News.
Buddhist group has launched a four-day campaign against "Christian fundamentalism" to stop their religious activities in Sri Lanka, according to Barnabas Aid.
North Korea plans to charge an American tourist for "perpetrating hostile acts" after he apparently left a Bible in his hotel room, according to The Independent.
Last week a group of pastors and Bible students were beaten by a mob that stormed the building they were meeting in and then attacked them, according to Release International.
On Monday, Hindu nationalists beat about 150 members of a Pentecostal community in Sirisguda, India, with sticks, according to AsiaNews.
Under pressure from Islamic extremist movements authorities in West Java, have ordered the closure of seven Protestant churches for 'alleged irregularities in building permits' according to AsiaNews.
Kim Jung Wook, a South Korean Baptist missionary, has been given a life sentence at a hard labor camp in North Korea for allegedly spying for South Korea and trying to establish underground churches.
Nazir Bhatti, President of the Pakistan Christian Congress, said his country has a double standard when it comes to enforcing its own blasphemy laws.
Nearly 100 multi-ethnic groups in Myanmar have rejected a proposal by Buddhist extremists to restrict interfaith marriage and other religious rights and freedoms, according to AsiaNews.
North Korea has tried to deflect international criticism away from itself by accusing Christian missionaries of human trafficking and even terrorism in the DPRK, according to the Christian Post.
Sixty-eight lawyers in Punjab have all been charged with blasphemy after participating in a series of protests against a senior Pakistani police official, according to International Christian Concern.
The government of Sri Lanka has created a religious police unit to settle disputes arising from an increasing intolerance against minorities ??by Buddhist groups, according to AsiaNews.
The Nepali government just announced that though all its citizens will be provided with national identity cards, members of religious minorities must submit to greater scrutiny to get their IDs, according to AsiaNews.