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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Pakistan: Mob attacks Christian family, Naveed Masih, now facing blasphemy charges

On May 15, a Christian family living in the Arif Wala Tehsil District of Punjab was attacked by a mob after they were falsely accused of committing blasphemy against Islam. False accusations of blasphemy are common More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Nepal: Pastor Dilliram Paudel, Christians arrested, US citizen Leanna Cinquanta deported for ‘converting through allurement’

On Tuesday, five Christians were arrested at a hotel in Nepal including two foreign citizens from India and the USA. One of the arrested was Pastor Dilliram Paudel, General Secretary of the Nepal Christian Society. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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ICC: Forty Christians attacked by Hindu extremists in India, kicked out of their homes, beating them

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Sunday, April 14, 40 Christians were violently kicked out of their homes by Hindu extremists in Patamanda village, located in India’s eastern state of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Malaysia: Family of abducted Christian pastor, Raymond Koh call for an investigation, a task force

The family of abducted pastor Raymond Koh and a Christian group joined forces together on April 20 to urge Kuala Lumpur to act on the recommendations of an inquiry held by the Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam). Raymond More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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India: Christian father Anant Ram Gond beheaded by Maoist rebels

Anant Ram Gond, a 40-year-old Christian, was found beheaded in February in Nabarangpur, Odisha in India. At the time of writing, his killers have yet to be apprehended by the authorities. Unfortunately, the likelihood More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Hindu Nationalist Launch Campaign for Nepal as Hindu Nation

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this month, the pro-Hindu Rastriya Prajatantra Party launched a campaign to reestablish Nepal as an official Hindu nation. This campaign comes at a time when religious More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Open Doors Report highlights persecution against women, Christian sex trafficking, Sharia Law practices

In the latest in-depth report focused on gender persecution, the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List reveals that gender contributes to a large disparity in the methods used for religious persecution. While men experience More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Christian lawmaker Garo Paylan attacked by Turkish officials, trying to strip his ‘parliamentary immunity’

(International Christian Concern) –According to a recent Gatestone Institute Article, prosecutors in Turkey have filed a motion to strip Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of Turkey’s parliament, of parliamentary More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Egypt: Islamic State militants kidnap Coptic Christian in Sinai Peninsula

(International Christian Concern) –A Coptic Christian man traveling on a microbus in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula was kidnapped by Islamic militants on January 18th.  Abeed Nakhla Yassa was traveling to the city More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Asia Bibi still trapped in Pakistan, even after acquittal from blasphemy charges

(International Christian Concern) –Asia Bibi, a Christian woman formally on death row in Pakistan, continues to live like a prisoner almost three months after her acquittal by the Supreme Court. Bibi, who continues More...

By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Pakistan: Christian mother and daughter illegally detained and tortured

Christian cousins Saima and Salma of Chak Jhumra, Faisalabad (Pakistan), and Saima’s mother Kausar Rehana have been illegally detained for thirteen days in Jhumra police station and tortured by the male policemen. Saima More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Hmong Christians in Vietnam Repeatedly Beaten and Arrested

(International Christian Concern) –Due to its ethnic background and high percentage of practicing Christians, Vietnam’s Hmong community is often targeted and harassed by both the government and neighboring communities. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Islamic Extremists Strike Yet Another Church in Upper Egypt

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Sunday, December 9, a group of Islamic extremists attacked a church in the Upper Egypt village of Kom Al-Raheb. Security More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Church in Hunan Province faces Unrelenting Harassment

(International Christian Concern) –A church in China’s southern Hunan province remains victim to unrelenting harassment from Chinese authorities. The local church experiences frequent visits from authorities More...

By Nasir Saeed On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Pakistan Christians living in fear as Asia Bibi’s acquittal sparks protests by Muslim extremists

The hardliners’ protests following the supreme court’s verdict to acquit Asia Bibi continue. Many roads of all major cities are closed and barricaded, and police and rangers are patrolling to monitor and control More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Thousands of Christians Remain Displaced in Philippines

(International Christian Concern) –A year after Islamic militants were dispersed from the city of Marawi in the Philippines, thousands of Christians remain displaced. Although the city has been liberated, most More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Will the UN speak up for Asia Bibi?

The front page of the United Nations’ website  features an article entitled, “French full-body veil ban, violated women’s freedom of religion: UN Human Rights Committee.” In 2012, two French Muslim women More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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India: Pastor Mathai Varghese abducted and beaten by a mob of Hindu radicals

(International Christian Concern) –On September 4, Pastor Mathai Varghese, the 57-year-old pastor of Ebenezer Indian Pentecostal Church in Suratgarh, was abducted and beaten by a mob of Hindu radicals in India’s More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Maspero Massacre seven years later: Aswan church victims remembered as Christians battle persecution

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) and Egypt’s Christian community are commemorating today as the seventh anniversary of the Maspero Massacre. On October 9, 2011, the Egyptian More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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ICC chronicies ISIS survivor’s journey home after being persecuted

(International Christian Concern) –The day ISIS arrived in Karemlash in 2014, Lana was at home, caring for her sister-in-law who was sick with cancer. At midnight, a call came for Lana. “Where are you? Why More...


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