Voices of the Persecuted: Yamini Ravindran and Farid Ahmed

Persecuted Religious Minority Group Members Speak Out Members of persecuted minority groups spoke to reporters at the U.S. State Department’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom July 16th. The three-day gathering of religious leaders, civil society organizations, and high-ranking officials from nations around the world are meeting in Washington, DC, this week to discuss how to…

Voices of the Persecuted: Dabrina Bet Tamraz

Persecuted Assyrian Christian Dabrina Bet Tamraz who was attending the State Department’s second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom last week in Washington, DC, described the ongoing persecution she and her family are enduring for being Christians. Addressing members of the media July 17 Bet Tamraz said: “I was born in an Assyrian Christian family, my…

Chinese Christian Survivor of Persecution Speaks Out

Chinese survivors of religious persecution shared their stories with reporters July 18 at the State Department’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom. Ouyang Manping told of the non-stop persecution and harassment members of her evangelical Christian house church have faced: “Our church is called the Living Stone House Church from Guiyang city, Guizhou province. In December…