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Pope Willing to Visit North Korea

10/18/2018 North Korea (International Christian Concern) – Pope Francis states he is willing to visit North Korea if given an […]

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U.S. Pledges $300 Million in Aid to Rebuild Iraqi Christian Communities

10/18/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – A pledge made by Vice President Pence and the Trump administration a year ago […]

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Leaders Claim Government Investigation is an Attempt to Malign Indian Christians

10/18/2018 India (International Christian Concern) – Christian leaders in India’s northeastern state of Jharkhand claim a government investigation into the […]

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The Rising Tide of Persecution in India’s Chhattisgarh State – Part 2

In the Bastar district of India’s Chhattisgarh state, Hindu radical groups, bent on stopping what they claim are…

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ICC Provides a Motorcycle for a Pastor in Nigeria

10/18/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Into the early hours of Friday, September 8, 2017, Fulani militants invaded the Christian […]

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Father Paul Warns that Chinese Regime’s “Ultimate Goal Is To Eliminate All Religion”

10/17/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – According to statements by religious affairs officials in a recent Religious Affairs Committee seminar, […]

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Kachin Pastor Beaten by Burmese Militia Recounts His Ordeal

Mading Zai Dan Bawm Ying is one of two Kachin youth pastors beaten by members of the Myanmar army-based Border Guard Force (BGF) last July…

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Three-Person Teams Tasked with Monitoring Religious Venues in Wenzhou

In its latest attempt to ensure that religion is under the government’s control, Wenzhou city, also known as “China’s Jerusalem,”

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Dr. Passes 1000 Days Since Kidnap by Islamic Terror Group

10/17/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Dr. Ken Elliot has now spent more than 1000 days in the captivity of […]

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Pastor Brunson Says He is Probably “One of the Most Hated Men in Turkey”

10/17/2018 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – Pastor Andrew Brunson, who was released this weekend from a two-year detainment in Turkey, […]

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Indian Christian Fear Demand to Abolish Minority-Led Educational Institutions

10/17/2018 India (International Christian Concern) – Leaders of minority communities in India, including Christians and Muslims, are concerned by a […]

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ICC’s Volunteers Raise Prayer Support for the Persecuted

10/17/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – As we serve the persecuted, our efforts would be fruitless apart from the grace […]

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Resolution Calling for the Repeal of Global Blasphemy Laws Introduced

10/16/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives, calling […]

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Wa Army Expels More Clergy in Myanmar’s Shan State

10/16/2018 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – On Oct 12, the United Wa State Army (UWSA) ordered two Salesian priests, three nuns […]

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Pastor Andrew Brunson granted freedom by court in Turkey

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Islamist party in Pakistan threaten to incite national disorder if Aasia Bibi released from death row

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Middle Eastern Christians Share Gospel in Post-ISIS Communities

10/16/2018 Middle East (International Christian Concern) – Christians in the Middle East continue to share their faith despite the great […]

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Boko Haram Murders Aid Worker in Nigeria

Group Claims that They Will Keep Leah Sharibu and Other Christian as Slaves for Life 10/16/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian […]

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City administration shuts three churches in Jambi, Indonesia

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Fulani herdsman target two Christian communities in nights of violence and arson in Nigeria’s Plateau State

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Church in Niger’s capital ransacked and burned

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Thousands of Extremists in Pakistan Protest Demanding Asia Bibi’s Execution

10/16/2018 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – Thousands of religious extremists in Pakistan took to the streets in Lahore on October […]

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ICC Provides Business Assistance in Kenya

10/16/2018 Kenya (International Christian Concern) – On February 16, al-Shabaab militants attacked a school in Wajir County, locat­ed in northeastern Kenya. […]

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Inquiry Into Raymond Koh’s Disappearance Further Postponed

10/15/2018 Malaysia (International Christian Concern) – A year-long inquiry into the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh has been further set […]

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New Al-Qaeda Cell has Formed in Burkina Faso

10/15/2018 Burkina Faso (International Christian Concern) – There is a new Al Qaeda affiliated terrorist cell in Burkina Faso. They […]

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Pastor Andrew Brunson Returns to U.S. Following Release

10/15/2018 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – Pastor Andrew Brunson was finally returned to the U.S. after two years of imprisonment […]

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Twelve Christians Arrested in Nyala, South Darfur

No Charges Issued by the National Intelligence and Security Services 10/15/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern […]

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India’s Christians Fear Escalation in Violence as 2019 Election Approach

10/15/2018 India (International Christian Concern) – India’s Christian community continues to face an ongoing escalation of religiously motivated violence. Since […]

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ICC Joins State Department’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom: Part 2

If you missed it, you can read Part 1 here. 10/15/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Throughout the roundtable discus­sion, ICC […]

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NGO’s Urging North Korea to Improve Human Rights

10/14/2018 North Korea (International Christian Concern) –  In North Korean there are on average 250,000 North Koreans imprisoned in camps […]

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ICC Joins State Department’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom: Part 1

10/14/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – In July, International Christian Concern participated in the first ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom […]

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Increased Police Presence in Indonesia as Persecution Rises

10/13/2018 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) – Indonesia, a Muslim-majority country, is seeing an increase in Christian persecution as the radical […]

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Pakistan’s Extremists Threaten Supreme Court Justices Over Asia Bibi Appeal

10/13/2018 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – Pakistan’s religious extremists, including the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan and the Red Mosque in Islamabad have […]

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Jihadist from Egypt Captured by Libyan Authorities

10/13/2018 Egypt (International Christian Concern) – Libyan forces have captured one of the most wanted men in the world, Hisham […]

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ICC’s Volunteers Advocate for Persecuted Christians in Nigeria

10/13/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – One of the most essential, yet often over­looked, facets of ICC’s ministry is advo­cacy. ICC’s […]

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Vatican and China Sign Agreement for Chinese Bishops

10/12/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – In September of 2018, the Vatican signed a “provisional agreement” with China on the […]

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Montagnard House Church in Central Vietnam Faces Shutdown

Local Authorities Plan to Close the Church on October 14 10/12/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) […]

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American Pastor Andrew Brunson Released by Turkish Government

Imprisoned Pastor Set to Return to US as Early as Saturday Morning 10/12/2018 International Christian Concern (Washington D.C.) –  International […]

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US Officials Believe Pastor Andrew Brunson is Close to Freedom

10/12/2018 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – United State officials believe that they are close to securing the release of Pastor […]

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court Delays Decision on Asia Bibi Appeal

10/12/2018 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – On Monday, October 8, Pakistan’s Supreme Court finally heard the appeal of Asia Bibi, […]

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ICC Distributes Bibles in Rural Bangladesh

10/12/2018 Bangladesh (International Christian Concern) – Due to poverty within Bangladesh’s rural Christian community, Bibles are diffi­cult for many to obtain, […]

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Military Court in Egypt Sentences Suspected Church Bombers to Death

10/11/0218 Egypt (International Christian Concern) – A week ago, an Egyptian military court sentenced 17 Islamic militants to death. The […]

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Crosses of Catholic Church Removed in Spite of Signed Vatican-China Deal

10/11/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – Although the Vatican recently signed a provisional agreement on bishop appointment with China, hoping to […]

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Two Christian Teachers Murdered in Northeastern Kenya

Islamic Radicals Continue to Target Christian Teachers in Mandera 10/11/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) […]

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The Rising Tide of Persecution in India’s Chhattisgarh State: Part 1

Christians living in the predominantly tribal Bastar region of India’s Chhattisgarh state are often targeted…

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Court in India’s Madhya Pradesh State Acquits Twelve Christians Falsely Accused of Violence

10/11/2018 India (International Christian Concern) – On October 10, the Mandelshwar District and Sessions Court of Madhya Pradesh acquitted 12 […]

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Hero on the Hill: Part 2

If you missed it, you can read Part 1 here. 10/11/2018 United States (International Christian Concern) – Jeff King: Can […]

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Displaced Kachin IDPs Hoping to Resettle in New Place

10/10/2018 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – Myanmar’s military and other armed ethic groups are not showing signs of peace giving […]

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10 Days of Captivity: One ISIS Victim’s Road Back Home

The day ISIS arrived in Karemlash in 2014, Lana was at home, caring for her sister-in-law who was sick with cancer.

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Abused and Abandoned: Woman and Four Children Chased Away for Faith in Christ

Two years ago, Dorika Kabuo and her four children were chased from their home by the one they called “protector and provider,” Dorika’s husband.

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Photography Business Restored to Mob Attack Victim

10/10/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – For Christians living in Egypt, the possibility of violence is a daily reality. For Youssef, […]

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Syrian Journalist Critical of Christian School Closures Arrested and Detained Without Charges

10/10/2018 Syria (International Christian Concern) – On September 30, Soulman Yousph, a Syrian writer for multiple news sources, was arrested […]

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Kindergarten Class Brings New Hope to Iraq’s Christians after ISIS

10/10/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Seventeen months after Qaraqosh’s residents began heading home following ISIS’s invasion of their town […]

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Hero on the Hill: Part 1

10/10/2018 United States (International Christian Concern) – Congressman Dennis Ross repre­sents the 15th congressional dis­trict of Florida and has served […]

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Afghanistan’s Christians Travel Long and Hard Road for Religious Freedom

10/10/2018 Afghanistan (International Christian Concern) – The country of Afghanistan remains one of the world’s most hostile nations to Christianity. […]

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Pastor Andrew Brunson to Return to Turkish Court this Week

10/08/2018 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – On October 12th American pastor Andrew Brunson will be in court for charges related […]

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Minorities in India Report Abuses to UN Secretary General in Open Letter

ICC Note: Human rights activists and leaders of religious minority communities in India wrote an open letter detailing escalating abuse […]

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Church Legalization Remains Hot Issue Seven Years After Maspero Massacre

Security Forces Remain Complicit in Christian Persecution 10/09/18 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  International Christian Concern (ICC) and Egypt’s […]

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Sudanese Agency Admits to Religiously Motivated Seizure of Property

National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) Seized Vehicles Due to Evangelist Activity 10/09/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International […]

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North Korea Invites Pope Francis to Visit

10/08/2018 North Korea (International Christian Concern) – North Korea has officially invited Pope Francis to visit the country. North Korean […]

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court Postpones Final Ruling on Asia Bibi Appeal

ICC Note: Pakistan’s Supreme Court has postponed its ruling on the final appeal for Asia Bibi. Bibi was convicted of […]

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ICC Develops Sewing Business for Believers in Indonesia

10/09/2018 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) – A cluster of families in Indonesia had been discipling others within their community for two […]

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Imprisoned pastors in Myanmar released on condition they stop praying in church

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Sunday School teacher dies saving children from Indonesian earthquake

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Pakistan Supreme Court delays verdict on Aasia Bibi’s final appeal against “blasphemy” death sentence

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Barnabas calls for withdrawal of Scotland’s “hate crime” posters that promote anti-Christian prejudice

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court Reserves Judgment in Asia Bibi’s Final Appeal

Apex Court’s Decision Will Bring Close to Pakistan’s Most Visible Case of Persecution 10/08/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – […]

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Myanmar’s Ethnic Army Releases 100 Detained Wa Christians

10/08/2018 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – On October 5, a month after the United Wa State Army (UWSA), the ethnic armed […]

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Myanmar’s Ethnic Army Releases 100 Detained Wa Christians

10/08/2018 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – On October 5, a month after the United Wa State Army (UWSA), the ethnic armed […]

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Boko Haram Deadline for Leah Sharibu a Week Away

10/08/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Leah Sharibu and two aid workers from the International Committee of the Red Cross […]

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Boko Haram Deadline for Leah Sharibu a Week Away

10/08/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Leah Sharibu and two aid workers from the International Committee of the Red Cross […]

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Wives of Seven Wrongfully Convicted Christians in India Fight for Justice

ICC Note: In 2008, seven Christians in India were falsely accused of murdering Hindu leaders Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati, a murder […]

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Wives of Seven Wrongfully Convicted Christians in India Fight for Justice

ICC Note: In 2008, seven Christians in India were falsely accused of murdering Hindu leaders Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati, a murder […]

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Hard-Line Parliamentarian Claims Christian Missionaries Must be Driven Out of India

ICC Note: Parliamentarian Rakesh Sinha, who advocates turning India into a Hindu nation, has claimed that Christian missionaries must be […]

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Hard-Line Parliamentarian Claims Christian Missionaries Must be Driven Out of India

ICC Note: Parliamentarian Rakesh Sinha, who advocates turning India into a Hindu nation, has claimed that Christian missionaries must be […]

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court Reserves Judgment in Asia Bibi’s Final Appeal

Apex Court’s Decision Will Bring Close to Pakistan’s Most Visible Case of Persecution 10/08/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – […]

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Asia Bibi to Be Acquitted by Pakistan’s Supreme Court

Apex Court’s Decision Brings Close to Pakistan’s Most Visible Case of Persecution 10/08/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International […]

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ICC Provides Business Assistance in Iraq

10/08/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Prior to the invasion of ISIS, Raid used to own a market in Qaraqosh, […]

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ICC Provides Business Assistance in Iraq

10/08/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Prior to the invasion of ISIS, Raid used to own a market in Qaraqosh, […]

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Natural Disasters Take the Lives of Thousands in Indonesia

10/07/2018 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) –  Within a week, the island of Sulawesi suffered a horrible tragedy including an earthquake, […]

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Natural Disasters Take the Lives of Thousands in Indonesia

10/07/2018 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) –  Within a week, the island of Sulawesi suffered a horrible tragedy including an earthquake, […]

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Natural Disasters Take the Lives of Thousands in Indonesia.

10/07/2018 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) –  Within a week, the island of Sulawesi suffered a horrible tragedy including an earthquake, […]

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Woman Sentenced to Death in Pakistan for Blasphemy

ICC Note: Asia Bibi was the first woman to be sentenced to death in Pakistan on blasphemy charges. The mother […]

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Woman Sentenced to Death in Pakistan for Blasphemy

ICC Note: Asia Bibi was the first woman to be sentenced to death in Pakistan on blasphemy charges. The mother […]

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ICC Provides a Small Business for a Christian Convert in Afghanistan

10/07/2018 Afghanistan (International Christian Concern) – Hussain is a Muslim-background believer living in Afghanistan. Seven years ago, he heard about […]

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ICC Provides a Small Business for a Christian Convert in Afghanistan

10/07/2018 Afghanistan (International Christian Concern) – Hussain is a Muslim-background believer living in Afghanistan. Seven years ago, he heard about […]

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Nadia Murad Wins Nobel Peace Prize

10/07/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) –  Nadia Murad, a young Yazidi woman who was held captive by ISIS as a sex slave […]

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Nadia Murad Wins Nobel Peace Prize

10/07/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) –  Nadia Murad, a young Yazidi woman who was held captive by ISIS as a sex slave […]

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Christians Attacked over Land Dispute with Muslim Neighbors

ICC Note: A mob attacked a Christian community, after a dispute over land that quickly got out of hand. The […]

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Christians Attacked over Land Dispute with Muslim Neighbors

ICC Note: A mob attacked a Christian community, after a dispute over land that quickly got out of hand. The […]

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Congolese Doctor Received the Nobel Peace Prize for Work Against Sexual Violence

10/06/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Denis Mukwege, a doctor in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has been awarded the […]

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Congolese Doctor Received the Nobel Peace Prize for Work Against Sexual Violence

10/06/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Denis Mukwege, a doctor in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has been awarded the […]

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Healing the Helpless in Rural Nepal: Part 2

If you missed it, check out Part 1 first. 10/06/2018 Nepal (International Christian Concern) – Then, the other two strangers […]

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Healing the Helpless in Rural Nepal: Part 2

If you missed it, check out Part 1 first. 10/06/2018 Nepal (International Christian Concern) – Then, the other two strangers […]

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Prison Sentencing for Iranian Christians Doubled

10/06/2018 Iran (International Christian Concern) –  This year has increasingly proven challenging for Iranian Christians, who are facing a significant wave of […]

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Prison Sentencing for Iranian Christians Doubled

10/06/2018 Iran (International Christian Concern) –  This year has increasingly proven challenging for Iranian Christians, who are facing a significant wave of […]

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Chinese Crack Down Leads to Many Arrest and Church Closures in Myanmar

10/06/2018 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) –  The Chinese government has yet again pressured the United Wa State Army (UWSA) to […]

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Chinese Crack Down Leads to Many Arrest and Church Closures in Myanmar

10/06/2018 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) –  The Chinese government has yet again pressured the United Wa State Army (UWSA) to […]

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Chinese Priest Still Missing After Arrest Three Years Prior

10/05/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – Three years ago in the Hebei providence in northern China, Liu Honggeng, a priest […]

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Chinese Priest Still Missing After Arrest Three Years Prior

10/05/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – Three years ago in the Hebei providence in northern China, Liu Honggeng, a priest […]

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19 More Killed in a Bassa Village as Siege of Plateau Continues

10/05/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – There has been another large attack in Plateau State, Nigeria by Fulani Militants. This […]

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19 More Killed in a Bassa Village as Siege of Plateau Continues

10/05/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – There has been another large attack in Plateau State, Nigeria by Fulani Militants. This […]

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European Protest for Human Rights of Pakistani Christians

ICC Note: Pakistani Christians living in Europe protested in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in […]

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European Protest for Human Rights of Pakistani Christians

ICC Note: Pakistani Christians living in Europe protested in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in […]

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Turkey Celebrates Mosque Week While Churches Languish

10/05/2018 Turkey (International Christian Concern) –  Since 1986, Turkey has celebrated the first week of October as Mosques and Religious Officials Week. […]

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Turkey Celebrates Mosque Week While Churches Languish

10/05/2018 Turkey (International Christian Concern) –  Since 1986, Turkey has celebrated the first week of October as Mosques and Religious Officials Week. […]

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Healing the Helpless in Rural Nepal: Part 1

10/05/2018 Nepal (International Christian Concern) – Pastor Yubak has endured many difficulties in his life. This fact was evi­dent as […]

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Healing the Helpless in Rural Nepal: Part 1

10/05/2018 Nepal (International Christian Concern) – Pastor Yubak has endured many difficulties in his life. This fact was evi­dent as […]

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12-Year Anniversary of the Death of Bishop Alberto Ramento

10/04/2018 Philippines (International Christian Concern) – Yesterday marked the 12-year anniversary of the death of Bishop Alberto Ramento. Bishop Alberto […]

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12-Year Anniversary of the Death of Bishop Alberto Ramento

10/04/2018 Philippines (International Christian Concern) – Yesterday marked the 12-year anniversary of the death of Bishop Alberto Ramento. Bishop Alberto […]

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Iran’s Judges Further Criminalize Christianity

Two Believers Sentenced for Affirming Basic Christian Doctrines 10/04/18 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  International Christian Concern (ICC) has […]

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Iran’s Judges Further Criminalize Christianity

Two Believers Sentenced for Affirming Basic Christian Doctrines 10/04/18 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  International Christian Concern (ICC) has […]

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Cameroon Enters Election Season Under Immense Tensions

10/04/2018 Cameroon (International Christian Concern) – Tensions remain high in Cameroon where Boko Haram conducts violence in the North and […]

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Cameroon Enters Election Season Under Immense Tensions

10/04/2018 Cameroon (International Christian Concern) – Tensions remain high in Cameroon where Boko Haram conducts violence in the North and […]

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Government Control Slipping in Iran as the People Thirst for Freedom: Part 2

If you missed it, check out Part 1 first. 10/04/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Pastor Rasoul Heydari, who leads […]

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Government Control Slipping in Iran as the People Thirst for Freedom: Part 2

If you missed it, check out Part 1 first. 10/04/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Pastor Rasoul Heydari, who leads […]

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Pressure Increases on Christian Schools in Syria’s Autonomous NE

10/03/2018 Syria (International Christian Concern) – Controversy continues to mount regarding the forced closure of dozens of Syriac Christian schools in Syria’s […]

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Pressure Increases on Christian Schools in Syria’s Autonomous NE

10/03/2018 Syria (International Christian Concern) – Controversy continues to mount regarding the forced closure of dozens of Syriac Christian schools in Syria’s […]

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Suspect in All Saints Church Bombing in Pakistan Recently Acquitted

ICC Note: In 2013, All Saints Church in Peshawar was bombed leaving more than 250 Christians dead after the Sunday […]

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Suspect in All Saints Church Bombing in Pakistan Recently Acquitted

ICC Note: In 2013, All Saints Church in Peshawar was bombed leaving more than 250 Christians dead after the Sunday […]

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Chinese church raided and looted by 1,000 police and government agents

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Syria school closures persecution escalates as Christian teacher survives attack

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Muslim mob assault and evict only Christian family in Pakistan village

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Indonesian tsunami mudslide buries church killing 34 Christian students

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Government Control Slipping in Iran as the People Thirst for Freedom: Part 1

10/03/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – This year, a hopeful thirst for freedom has defined Iran. Protests, which started […]

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Government Control Slipping in Iran as the People Thirst for Freedom: Part 1

10/03/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – This year, a hopeful thirst for freedom has defined Iran. Protests, which started […]

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ICC Brings Relief to Former ISIS Captive

10/03/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – When ISIS attacked Qaraqosh in 2014, thousands of Christians fled in fear. Those unable to flee, […]

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ICC Brings Relief to Former ISIS Captive

10/03/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – When ISIS attacked Qaraqosh in 2014, thousands of Christians fled in fear. Those unable to flee, […]

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Three Indonesian Churches Shut Down for “Administrative Reasons”

10/03/2018 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) – On September 27th officials in western village of Alam Barajo district closed 3 churches […]

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Three Indonesian Churches Shut Down for “Administrative Reasons”

10/03/2018 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) – On September 27th officials in western village of Alam Barajo district closed 3 churches […]

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Iraq Inches Toward Governance as Baghdad Christians Consider Fleeing

Prolonged Absence of Law Has Further Compromised Security for Iraq’s Christians 10/03/18 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  International Christian […]

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Iraq Inches Toward Governance as Baghdad Christians Consider Fleeing

Prolonged Absence of Law Has Further Compromised Security for Iraq’s Christians 10/03/18 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  International Christian […]

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HBO to Debut Documentary on the Chibok Girls

10/03/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – HBO is set to debut their new documentary, STOLEN DAUGHTERS: KIDNAPPED BY BOKO HARAM, […]

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HBO to Debut Documentary on the Chibok Girls

10/03/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – HBO is set to debut their new documentary, STOLEN DAUGHTERS: KIDNAPPED BY BOKO HARAM, […]

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Christian Teen Imprisoned on Baseless Rape Charges

10/03/2018 India (Morning Star News) – A 16-year-old Christian and three others in eastern India have been in jail for […]

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Christian Teen Imprisoned on Baseless Rape Charges

10/03/2018 India (Morning Star News) – A 16-year-old Christian and three others in eastern India have been in jail for […]

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Erdogan References Imprisoned Pastor at Parliament

10/03/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Turkish President Erdogan referenced imprisoned Pastor Andrew Brunson’s case as one of the main points of […]

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Erdogan References Imprisoned Pastor at Parliament

10/03/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Turkish President Erdogan referenced imprisoned Pastor Andrew Brunson’s case as one of the main points of […]

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Churches Across China Harassed by Authorities

Churches in Henan, Guizhou, Guangdong, and Sichuan in Turmoil 10/02/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has […]

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Churches Across China Harassed by Authorities

Churches in Henan, Guizhou, Guangdong, and Sichuan in Turmoil 10/02/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has […]

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Widowed Pakistani Mother Provides for Family

10/02/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – On March 26, the medical staff and security guards of the Services Hospital […]

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Widowed Pakistani Mother Provides for Family

10/02/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – On March 26, the medical staff and security guards of the Services Hospital […]

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Indian Pastor and Family Reflect on Personal Experiences with Persecution

10/02/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – On June 5, 2018 Pastor Mukunda Sagar, a pastor and evangelist in Bargarh, […]

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Indian Pastor and Family Reflect on Personal Experiences with Persecution

10/02/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – On June 5, 2018, Pastor Mukunda Sagar, a pastor and evangelist in Bargarh, […]

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Another Attack in Plateau Places Jos Under Curfew

10/02/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Due to continued violence in Plateau State, Nigeria, the capital city of Jos has […]

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Another Attack in Plateau Places Jos Under Curfew

10/02/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Due to continued violence in Plateau State, Nigeria, the capital city of Jos has […]

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Wa Rebels Close 10 Churches & Take 94 Hostages Last Month

10/02/2018 Burma (International Christian Concern) – In September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma have shut down at least 10 […]

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Wa Rebels Close 10 Churches & Take 94 Hostages Last Month

10/02/2018 Burma (International Christian Concern) – In September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma have shut down at least 10 […]

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Prayer Vigil Across India for Persecuted Church

ICC Note: Yesterday, Christians in India gathered for a day of prayer along with Pope Francis. This is the second […]

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Prayer Vigil Across India for Persecuted Church

ICC Note: Yesterday, Christians in India gathered for a day of prayer along with Pope Francis. This is the second […]

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Iraqi Gov. Tensions Impact Christian IDPs

10/02/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Patriarch Louis Sako, head of Iraq’s Chaldean Catholic Church, is pushing for cooperation between the Iraqi […]

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Iraqi Gov. Tensions Impact Christian IDPs

10/02/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Patriarch Louis Sako, head of Iraq’s Chaldean Catholic Church, is pushing for cooperation between the Iraqi […]

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Boko Haram Barnawi Faction Kills Another Commander

10/01/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Boko Haram’s second faction, under the leadership of al-Barnawi, has killed a second commander […]

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Boko Haram Barnawi Faction Kills Another Commander

10/01/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Boko Haram’s second faction, under the leadership of al-Barnawi, has killed a second commander […]

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Global Protest of the Repatriation of North Korean Refugees

10/01/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – Every year many North Koreans seek to flee the country and find refuge in […]

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Global Protest of the Repatriation of North Korean Refugees

10/01/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – Every year many North Koreans seek to flee the country and find refuge in […]

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Illegal Occupation of Monastery Continues in Turkey

10/01/2018 Turkey (International Christian Concern) –  For the past forty years, land belonging to the St. Augin Syriac Orthodox Monastery located in […]

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Illegal Occupation of Monastery Continues in Turkey

10/01/2018 Turkey (International Christian Concern) –  For the past forty years, land belonging to the St. Augin Syriac Orthodox Monastery located in […]

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Christians in Pakistan Protest with European Parliament Against Persecution

 ICC Note: Christians in Pakistan gathered outside the United Nations on September 27th to protest the persecution of Christians in […]

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Christians in Pakistan Protest with European Parliament Against Persecution

 ICC Note: Christians in Pakistan gathered outside the United Nations on September 27th to protest the persecution of Christians in […]

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Persecution and Discrimination Increases for Christians in Pakistan

ICC Note: Christians in Pakistan are reaching out after server persecution, discrimination, and being forced to leave the country. Government officials and human […]

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Persecution and Discrimination Increases for Christians in Pakistan

ICC Note: Christians in Pakistan are reaching out after server persecution, discrimination, and being forced to leave the country. Government officials and human […]

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Christian Villages in Iraq Targeted by Turkey

09/30/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – September has seen an increase of Turkish airstrikes in Iraq’s far north. Local sources estimate that […]

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Christian Villages in Iraq Targeted by Turkey

09/30/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – September has seen an increase of Turkish airstrikes in Iraq’s far north. Local sources estimate that […]

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The Only Christian Family in Pakistani Village Attacked for Faith

ICC Note: Bashir, a retired sanitary worker in the Punjab Health Department’s home and van were torched by a mob […]

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The Only Christian Family in Pakistani Village Attacked for Faith

ICC Note: Bashir, a retired sanitary worker in the Punjab Health Department’s home and van were torched by a mob […]

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South Sudan Civil War Death Total Raised to Nearly 400,000

09/28/2018 South Sudan (International Christian Concern) – The civil war in South Sudan has claimed nearly 400,000 civilian lives. This […]

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South Sudan Civil War Death Total Raised to Nearly 400,000

09/28/2018 South Sudan (International Christian Concern) – The civil war in South Sudan has claimed nearly 400,000 civilian lives. This […]

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Life Imprisonment for Burning Egyptian Church

09/29/2018 Egypt (International Christian Concern) –  Abdel-Hady Rabie was sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for burning a church in a Giza […]

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Life Imprisonment for Burning Egyptian Church

09/29/2018 Egypt (International Christian Concern) –  Abdel-Hady Rabie was sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for burning a church in a Giza […]

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Boko Haram Continues Assault on Northeast

09/28/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – The Nigerian army has repulsed yet another attack by Boko Haram in Borno State. […]

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Boko Haram Continues Assault on Northeast

09/28/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – The Nigerian army has repulsed yet another attack by Boko Haram in Borno State. […]

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Medical Professionals, Teachers Asked Not to Follow Any Religion in China

09/28/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – In the latest crackdown against Christianity, China is asking medical professionals and teachers in Eastern […]

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Medical Professionals, Teachers Asked Not to Follow Any Religion in China

09/28/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – In the latest crackdown against Christianity, China is asking medical professionals and teachers in Eastern […]

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Christian in Pakistan Died After Acid Assault

ICC Note: Faraz Ahmed Badar, was harassed by Muslim colleagues for his faith at the DHQ hospital he worked at. […]

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Christian in Pakistan Died After Acid Assault

ICC Note: Faraz Ahmed Badar, was harassed by Muslim colleagues for his faith at the DHQ hospital he worked at. […]

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Saudi Minister: All Equal Before Sharia

09/28/2018 Saudi Arabia (International Christian Concern) –  The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is currently visiting Saudi Arabia to […]

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Saudi Minister: All Equal Before Sharia

09/28/2018 Saudi Arabia (International Christian Concern) –  The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is currently visiting Saudi Arabia to […]

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Why Are Egypt’s Churches So Often Targeted?

In Egypt, reports are constantly flooding in that, once again, Islamic hardliners have gathered to attack churches.

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Why Are Egypt’s Churches So Often Targeted?

In Egypt, reports are constantly flooding in that, once again, Islamic hardliners have gathered to attack churches.

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Beijing Church Forced to Close and Charged Outrageous Fees

09/27/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – The Zion Church in Beijing, has been one of the largest unregistered protest churches […]

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Beijing Church Forced to Close and Charged Outrageous Fees

09/27/2018 China (International Christian Concern) – The Zion Church in Beijing, has been one of the largest unregistered protest churches […]

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Fulani Militants Ambush Group Of Christian Travelling Home

09/27/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – On September 20, 2018, Fulani militants attacked a group of Christians from Ancha Baptist […]

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Fulani Militants Ambush Group Of Christian Travelling Home

09/27/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – On September 20, 2018, Fulani militants attacked a group of Christians from Ancha Baptist […]

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Ten Pastors Arrested with Their Families in Uttar Pradesh.

ICC Note: Ten or more Christian pastors were arrested alongside their families last Sunday during church in northern India in […]

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Ten Pastors Arrested with Their Families in Uttar Pradesh.

ICC Note: Ten or more Christian pastors were arrested alongside their families last Sunday during church in northern India in […]

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Conditional Release Sought by Iranian Christian Prisoner

09/27/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  Sevada Aghasar, an Iranian Christian imprisoned based on a conviction of violating national security and […]

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Conditional Release Sought by Iranian Christian Prisoner

09/27/2018 Iran (International Christian Concern) –  Sevada Aghasar, an Iranian Christian imprisoned based on a conviction of violating national security and illegal […]

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Christian Family’s Home Looted and Burned in Pakistan

09/26/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 21, a group of […]

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Christian Family’s Home Looted and Burned in Pakistan

09/26/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 21, a group of […]

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Rwandan Government Enforces Widespread Church Crackdown

This year, authorities in Rwanda have closed down at least 7,000 churches, more than 700 of which were in the capital city of Kigali.

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Rwandan Government Enforces Widespread Church Crackdown

This year, authorities in Rwanda have closed down at least 7,000 churches, more than 700 of which were in the capital city of Kigali.

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Italian Priest Kidnapped in Niger then Moved to Burkina Faso

09/26/2018 Niger (International Christian Concern) – On September 17, 2018, Islamic extremists entered the home of an Italian priest living […]

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Italian Priest Kidnapped in Niger then Moved to Burkina Faso

09/26/2018 Niger (International Christian Concern) – On September 17, 2018, Islamic extremists entered the home of an Italian priest living […]

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Bangkok Detention Center Violating Human Rights of Detainees

09/26/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Bangkok’s infamous Immigration Detention Center is a holding facility in Thailand for people […]

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Bangkok Detention Center Violating Human Rights of Detainees

09/26/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Bangkok’s infamous Immigration Detention Center is a holding facility in Thailand for people […]

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Church in Pakistan Burned Down by Unknown Suspects

ICC Note: Yesterday a church in Pakistan, A Gospel Jesus Mission Ministry Church, was burned down by unknown suspects. The […]

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Church in Pakistan Burned Down by Unknown Suspects

ICC Note: Yesterday a church in Pakistan, A Gospel Jesus Mission Ministry Church, was burned down by unknown suspects. The […]

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Nobel Peace Prize Nomination for Egypt’s Christians

09/26/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Egypt’s Christians have received a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, in what is believed […]

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Nobel Peace Prize Nomination for Egypt’s Christians

09/26/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Egypt’s Christians have received a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, in what is believed […]

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