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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Kachin Baptist leader Hkalam Samson seeks justice during Myanmar military lawsuit

The leader of the Kachin Baptist Convention, Rev. Hkalam Samson, was sued by a Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) officer on August 26 over comments he made regarding Christian persecution in Myanmar when he met with US More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Iranian Christians Fatemeh Bakhteri and Saheb Fadaie jailed for ‘spreading progaganda’

As of a few short days ago, the second of two Iranian Christians was officially imprisoned by a religiously-biased national judiciary for her faith in Christ Jesus. In these past few years, the Christian community More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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US joins opposition to UN sanctions against al-Shabaab due to restrictions on aid to Kenya, refugees

Six UN Security Council members on Wednesday blocked a move to include Somali jihadist group Al-Shabaab on a list of organizations such as Al-Qaeda that are under international sanctions, diplomatic sources said. Several More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Philippine President Duterte, No Need to Celebrate Arrival of Christianity

(International Christian Concern) –On Friday, Sept. 6, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stated that there is no need to celebrate 500 years of Christianity in the Catholic majority country in 2021. Speaking More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Hindu Radicals Demand Death for Organizers of Christian Film Screening in India

(International Christian Concern) –According to Morning Star News, around 100 Christians were attacked by Hindu radicals on August 23 for watching the Christian film “He Will Come Again” in the home of a More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Saw Soe Ku shares the struggles of Christians in Myanmar, the Karen State, living in refugee camps

Ei Tu Hta is an Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp located on the border of Myanmar and Thailand, consisting of 2,400 Karen State IDPs. Most of these residents are Christian, living in a predominately Buddhist More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Leah Sharibu Alive, Negotiations Ongoing

(International Christian Concern) –Only a month ago, a video was released showing 6 aid workers who had been kidnapped in Nigeria. In the video, a woman named Grace is talking about how she and the others were More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Wife of Murdered Bible Translator, Eveline Fung in Stable Condition

(International Christian Concern) –Suspected Fulani militants attacked the village of Wum in Northern Cameroon on August 25. During this attack, the militants killed a bible translator, Angus Fung, who had helped More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Widow in Uganda, Lezia Nakayiza Kicked out of Home Because of Her Faith

(International Christian Concern) –Lezia Nakayiza, a 54-year-old mother of seven, has had a very hard year. She lost her husband last September and was left to care for her children alone. Then this year, she More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Pastor Elisha Noma Released by Kidnappers in Kaduna

(International Christian Concern) –Rev. Elisha Noma was abducted on Aug. 14 by people he says are armed Fulani herders. On August 14, around 1 am, these abductors broke into Rev Noma’s house and took him and More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Radical Hindu Nationalists Forcefully End Christian Gathering in India

(International Christian Concern) –On Sunday, September 1, activists from the Bajrang Dal, a youth wing of the Hindu nationalist Vishwa Hindu Parishad, forcefully ended a Christian prayer gathering in Worli Naka, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Pastor, Rolando Abejo in Southern Philippines Fears for Safety Over Red tagging

(International Christian Concern) –After posters and flyers were distributed last week branding him as a communist rebel, a pastor in southern Philippines has voiced concern over his safety. Father Rolando Abejo More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Boko Haram Attacks Town in Chibok, Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) –On Saturday, Boko Haram invaded the Yimirmigza village in Kautikari ward, Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State. According to the report given by a local resident to TheCable, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Government Official in Nigeria Claims Leah Sharibu is Alive

(International Christian Concern) –According to Morning Star News, a Nigerian government official has claimed that Leah Sharibu, a Christian teen kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2018, is still alive. This comes more More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Asia Bibi Calls Attention to Other Blasphemy Cases in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman formally sentenced to death under Pakistan’s notorious blasphemy laws, has called attention to other blasphemy cases in her first interview More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Persian Christian Ismail Falahati battling deportation from Turkey

Over the past few days, as cogs slowly turn in the machines of Turkey’s government, an order for the deportation a Persian pastor and his family, presently seeking asylum, back to Iran is being assembled. Ismail More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Coptic Church in Egypt still fighting for its life

In an incredible court ruling in 2016, a centuries-old church was spared the axe and hammer of demolition in the Alexandria Administrative Court under the headship of Judge Muhammad Abdel-Wahab Khafagi. The decision, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Turkey rejects appeal for further investigation into the Hrant Dink murder

Turkey’s constitutional court has rejected an appeal by Hrant Dink’s family that an effective investigation into Dink’s murder has not been pursued. The court rejected on the basis that not all legal remedies More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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India to expel 86-year-old nun, Sister Enedina, denying her visa

The Indian government has not renewed a visa for 86-year-old Sister Enedina who has served the poor in India for decades as a part of the Daughters of Charity. The visa was refused on August 11 and Sister Enedina More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Myanmar military sues Rev Hkalam Samson for his sanctions remarks to President Trump

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on August 26, a Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) officer filed a lawsuit against an ethnic Kachin pastor for the comments he made during a meeting with President More...


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