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By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Mustafa Rahimi arrested again for selling a Bible in an Iranian bookstore

Mustafa Rahimi, an ordinary shopkeeper and unassuming citizen of the Islamic Republic of Iran, was recently arrested for an offense against the wellbeing of the country.  His crime was the sale of a Bible from More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Amir Masih family recount arrest, torture and death in Pakistan

According to Morning Star News, police in Lahore, Pakistan have tortured a 28-year-old Christian man to death. Amir Masih’s family claims he was illegally detained by police on August 28, tortured for four days, More...

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 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 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...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Bible translator Angus Abraham Fung killed in Cameroon machete attack, 6 others murdered

Northern Cameroon has become a hotbed for political and military violence. In 2016, the English speaking parts of Cameroon declared that they wanted to become a new nation known as Ambazonia. Due to this conflict More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Esvin Perez shot in South Carolina church, manhunt continues for shooter

A manhunt in South Carolina continues as a gunman fled a Columbia area church during service Sunday shooting, firing multiple shots, leaving one man, Esvin Perez, in critical condition. Forest Acres Police Chief More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Priest Chimezie Ani in Southern Nigeria Attacked on Highway, Barely Escaped

(International Christian Concern) –On Thursday 15 August, gunmen, believed to be Fulani militants, ambushed another Roman Catholic priest, Rev. Chimezie Ani, near Caritas University, a Catholic university in More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Christian Family Terrorized by Extremists for Running Summer Program in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –A Christian family in Lahore, Pakistan has reported being “terrorized” by local extremists after opening a summer education program. According to the Christians, the extremists More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Sri Lanka ‘radical Buddhist’ monks break into a Christian church, attacked student says Bishop Asiri Perera

Earlier this month, on August 4, a young Christian belonging to the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka was attacked and beaten by a group of radical Buddhist monks. According to local Christians, news of the attack shook More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Boko Haram Maimed 8 Christian Women during Attack on Cameroonian Village

(International Christian Concern) –On July 29, Boko Haram attacked the village of Kalagari in Northern Cameroon. During this attack, Boko Haram terrorists approached the village, surprising the local vigilante More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Extremists Attack Parish House in Southern Pakistan and Demand Priests Vacate Homes

(International Christian Concern) –On August 2, two young priests, named Fr. Anthony Abraz and Fr. Shahid Boota, were attacked, beaten, and robbed by a group of seven Muslim extremists in Karachi, located in Pakistan’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Indonesia Muslim scholar Abdul Somad says Christian cross is ‘an element of the devil’

A Muslim preacher in Indonesia, has sparked religious controversy since a video of him calling the Christian cross “an element of the devil” during a sermon went viral on social media. The insulting remarks More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Kenyan woman thrown out of her home, beaten by husband for having a Bible in the house

A Christian woman (name not given for security) in Kenya was beaten and thrown out of her home by her husband when he found she had hidden a bible in the house. This lady, according to MorningStar News, comes from More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Another Attack Targets Christians in Nigeria, Fulani Militants shot 3 Men

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Thursday evening, August 1, 2019, Fulani militants ambushed and shot three young men, all members of the Baptist church More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Protestant Pastor, Ernesto Estrella was Shot Dead in Southern Philippines

(International Christian Concern) –A pastor from the United Church of Christ in Philippines (UCCP) was killed in Antipas, Cotabato Friday morning, according to the police. The victim was identified as Ernesto More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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China: officials arrest seven Christians at an electronics store, biblical audio products warrant ‘illegal business’

Seven employees at Shenzhen Cedar Electronics in China’s Guangdong province were arrested on July 22 for “illegal business operations,” according to Father Francis Liu from Chinese Christian fellowship of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Pastor Jeremiah Omolara murdered in Nigeria, militants kidnapped his wife and son

On Sunday evening, Pastor Jeremiah Omolara of Living Faith Church was attacked while driving with his wife and son in Kaduna state. According to the report given by the Punchng.com, gunmen ambushed the family as More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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China silent on Qin Derfu’s detention as wife Xiao Hongliu seeks answers

After her husband was arrested in the December 9th crackdown last year, the wife of a detained Christian from Sichuan’s Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) has been longing to hear about the update of her husband’s More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Egypt graverobbers steal dead priest’s cross, then body for ransom

Graver robbers in Sharouna, a village south of Cairo, targeted the tomb of a priest who died 13 years ago, according to the Watani news outlet. They initially wanted to steal his crucifix, but then also stole the More...


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