Two families in the U.S. are hoping that two detained Americans in North Korea are released soon— especially with the Christmas season underway.
We’re at war. Or at least, war is being waged on our brothers and sisters in Christ across the globe.
Eric Foley, founder of Christian organization Seoul USA, is launching Bibles and other Christian materials into North Korea.
Around 80 people were executed earlier this month in several cities across North Korea, reports the Korea JoongAng Daily.
One of the first things Eric Foley, the co-founder of Seoul USA, learned about the North Korean underground church is that it is not a group to be pitied.
The disappearance of at least some 20,000 prisoners of conscience from North Korea's Camp 22 -- a massive concentration camp -- is a huge massacre of an already brutalized population.
North Korea has rescinded an invitation for a U.S. envoy to visit North Korea and try to secure the release of a jailed American Christian.
A special envoy will travel to North Korea this week to seek the release of jailed American Christian Kenneth Bae.
Two high-profile persecution cases involving American Christians have taken a turn for the worse. But in North Korea, the bad news is at least tempered by potential U.S. State Department action.
Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American missionary detained in North Korea for the past nine months, has been transferred from a labor camp to a hospital.
The United States is calling on North Korea to release a Korean-American Christian sentenced to 15 years of hard labor.
An American detained for nearly six months in North Korea has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for crimes against the state.
North Korean officials announced Saturday that detained American citizen Kenneth Bae will be tried before the country's Supreme Court on charges of plotting to overthrow the government.
As the world turns its attention to North Korean threats of nuclear war, human rights groups are bringing attention the extensive human rights violations in the country.
North Korean church leaders are asking Christians worldwide to pray for their country amid increased war threats and combat preparation by North Korean military officials.
A fresh set of sanctions agreed by the United Nations this week will impose further restrictions on North Korea and increasingly limit its ability to function in the international community. Christians also could be impacted as uncertainty and threats of attacks against the United States and South Korea increase.
North Korea is in a league of its own when it comes to persecution of Christians. Research estimates there are as many as 70,000 Christians in the country’s gulags out of an estimated 200,000 prisoners.
Open Doors has confirmed the death of two Christians in North Korea. One Christian was recently shot while he was on his way back to Bible training in China, and the other died in one of North Korea's notorious labor camps.
I am thankful for the lessons I have learned from persecuted Christians, especially on their observance of Christmas. They return to the true heart of the Christmas message: God sending his Son into the world to be born, die for our sins and return to His heavenly home. No Christmas trees, mall visits, substituting "holiday" for "Christmas."
North Korea's successful rocket launch is putting an end to some of the mystery surrounding its new leader, Kim Jong Un, with many world leaders saying he is now proving to be just as provocative as his late father, Kim Jong Il.