Myanmar Church Leader Warns Of Military Crackdown

Myanmar’s prominent Catholic official has warned that Myanmar’s ruling military step up the persecution of critics and others after former democratically leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to another six years in prison.

Myanmar’s Military Executes Four Activists

Myanmar’s ruling military confirmed Monday that it had executed four pro-democracy activists as part of a broader crackdown that also targeted Christian minorities.

Myanmar: Military junta has destroyed dozens of places of worship

Rights groups have reported that more than 132 places of worship, including dozens of churches, have been destroyed by Myanmar’s Tatmadaw army since it carried out a military coup and deposed the country’s democratically elected government in February 2021, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Myanmar Army Torches Christian Homes

Myanmar’s ruling military has destroyed hundreds of Christian homes in recent days while fighting perceived threats to its power base, Christian aid workers told Worthy News.

Myanmar Army Raiding Churches

Christians in Myanmar gathered for worship Sunday after troops raided churches and news that the junta did not include political prisoners to mark the Buddhist new year.

Syria: Christians rebuild church decimated by ISIS

Christians have helped to rebuild a church in the Syrian city of Raqqa that was destroyed during the 2014-2017 Islamic State reign of terror there, CBN reports. The Raqqa church was rededicated following an effort led by the Free Burma Rangers aid agency and the Grace Community Church in Fulton, Maryland.

Suu Kyi Jailed For Public Unrest

Myanmar’s ousted elected leader, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to four years imprisonment Monday on charges including “inciting public unrest.”

Myanmar Frees US Journalist Danny Fester

A U.S. journalist sentenced to 11 years in prison by a Myanmar junta court was released on Monday, his employer and an American diplomat confirmed.

Myanmar Military Shells Churches, Orphanage

Myanmar’s military has shelled a town in the country’s Christian majority state, destroying at least three churches, an orphanage, and more than 160 homes and offices, aid workers say.

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