Please help persecuted and oppressed Christians today

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Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.

Hebrews 13:3


Loving and serving persecuted Christians

With your support we will ‘raise their voices’, bring them into fellowship with Christians across the UK and, by working with those right in the heart of persecuted communities, bring much-needed prayerful, pastoral and practical support.

Move the world

Discover where Christians are facing hardship and persecution by clicking on our interactive globe

Explore where persecution is taking place and how we are working to support those at risk and to raise the voice of these persecuted Christians around the world.

Countries coloured gold represent those nations where Release International is actively supporting work to care for persecuted Christians. Countries coloured sand are ‘countries of interest’, where we are currently monitoring the situation for Christians.

The red flag identifies the country where our latest appeal is based.

Click the countries or flag to find out more.

Pray for persecuted Christians

01 December 2023 – Algeria

Thank God for the presidential pardon given to Hamid Soudad who was serving a five-year sentence for blasphemy, after he shared a caricature of Islam’s prophet Mohammed on social media.
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News and films

Release International produces regular Press Releases, Supporter Stories and Prayer Alerts, which all provide up-to-date information about the persecution of Christians around the world. These all appear below. Click on any story to read further. You can subscribe here to receive the Prayer Alerts as emails going directly into your inbox.