Journalist Andrew Boyd presents the May update on persecuted church matters.

Persecuted Church World Update

Release International's latest 10-minute video webcast features special reports from Turkey, Iraq and Nigeria.

Turkey: Church leaders claim growing nationalism and religious intolerance fuels the torture and murders of three workers at a Christian publishing house.

Iraq: Christians have been fleeing their homes after Sunni militia threatened to kill them unless they converted to Islam within 24 hours.

Nigeria: Christians warn that persecution could increase after a landslide election victory for a Muslim president.

The next webcast will be available at the beginning of June.

The webcast is in Windows Media Video format (wmv), and plays using Windows Media Player by clicking on the link below.

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