Seven secondary schools run by religious minorities, including Christians, have been targeted and seized by authorities. Security forces stormed the school compounds and demanded the handover of control.
Indonesian authorities have forced two churches to close in just one month.
Tou*, a house church leader in northern Laos, is no stranger to threats and attacks.
Monsoon rains are taking their toll across South Asia, with hundreds of thousands affected in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar.
Family members of North Korean defectors are being held hostage to put pressure on those who have fled.
The situation for Christians in Nepal has deteriorated this year as the Criminal (Code) Act is used to target and accuse believers.
Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row, has arrived in Canada and been reunited with her family. She left Pakistan fearing for her safety after successfully appealing her blasphemy conviction.