Turkish Conference 'Researches' Missionary Activity

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

In step with months of intense media focus on missionary activities in Turkey, the government’s Religious Affairs Directorate coordinated a symposium this spring in conjunction with a local university to present academic research on the controversial topic.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Turkey's Protestants Face Wave of Attacks

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

A Protestant pastor in the Turkish industrial city of Izmit woke up yesterday morning to find a huge red swastika painted on his apartment door, with a handwritten hate letter shoved underneath.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Paris Church Will Go to Court for Right to Worship

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Representatives of the Paris Elim Church will be going to court in order to continue worshipping in their current location. Paris Elim church representatives are going to be in court on Wednesday, January 19 and Friday, January 28, 2005.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Religious Minorities in Kosovo Fear Their Freedom Will Be Seriously Hindered by Draft Law

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Religious minorities and the Kosovo office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) are seriously concerned by a draft religion law being discussed by Kosovo's government.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Turkish Pastor Acquitted of Criminal Charges

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

In what the mass-circulation Hurriyet newspaper called a “jet acquittal,” a criminal court in southeastern Turkey dropped all charges yesterday against a Protestant pastor accused of opening an “illegal” church.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Turkish Court Opens New Case Against Pastor

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

A criminal court in southeast Turkey has for the second time pressed charges against a Turkish Protestant pastor in Diyarbakir, this time accusing him of “opening an illegal church.”

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Tajikistan: Baptist Missionary Killed While Praying

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Authorities have launched an investigation into the killing of a Baptist pastor and missionary in the northern Tajik town of Isfara, a region known for its devotion to Islam,

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Turkish Christian Makes Slow Improvement Following Brutal Beating

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

After being beaten into a coma three months ago for alleged “missionary propaganda,” Turkish Christian Yakup Cindilli is slowly improving from a nearly helpless state at his home, where his family has given him constant care for the past month.

...continue reading this story

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe

Christian Persecution Info » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Europe