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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Maryland Rep Jamie Raskin calls for global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws

(International Christian Concern) –Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives, calling for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws. The legislation More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Reverend Kuwa Shamal confirms 12 Christians arrested in South Darfur

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 13, 12 Christian men from Darfur were arbitrarily arrested by officers from the Sudan National Intelligence More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Open Doors USA calling for North Korea to allow Red Cross, UN inspections of camps for imprisoned Christians

(International Christian Concern) –In North Korean there are on average 250,000 North Koreans imprisoned in camps and an additional 50,000 imprisoned for their faith, yet nothing is being done to help these North More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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ICC advocates raising awareness of Christian persecution in Nigeria by Boko Haram, Fulani militants

(International Christian Concern) –One of the most essential, yet often over­looked, facets of ICC’s ministry is advo­cacy. ICC’s advocacy department strives to be a voice for persecuted communities around More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Vietnam authorities attempt to shut down Ama Sim’s church, fear the ‘subversive activities’

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 7, local authorities attempted to shut down a Montagnard church and took their leader in for interrogation in More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Egyptian court sentenced 17 Islamic militants to death, ties to Coptic Orthodox Church suicide bombing

(International Christian Concern) –A week ago, an Egyptian military court sentenced 17 Islamic militants to death. The 17 militants were prosecuted after plotting attacks against Christians and Christian churches More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Vatican and China deal doesn’t stop removal of cross from Lingkun Catholic church in Wenzhou

(International Christian Concern) –Although the Vatican recently signed a provisional agreement on bishop appointment with China, hoping to improve the situation for the Chinese Catholics, Chinese authorities More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Somali Islamic militants ambushed a school, two Christians killed

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on the morning of October 10, Somali Islamic militants ambushed a school at 1:00 a.m. in Mandera East and bombed the teachers’ More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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ICC details Dorika Kabuo, children’s persecution from husband after converting to Christianity

(International Christian Concern) 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. This happened after Dorika More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Sudan: Authorities seized property from Rev Noah Ibrahim because he’s Christian

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) of Sudan admitted that they seized the property of Rev. Noah Ibrahim More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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ADF briefs EU on religious persecution in India: anti-conversion, blasphemy laws are restricting religious freedom

On 10 October 2018, ADF International co-hosted a briefing for Members of the European Parliament on “Religious Persecution and the Human Rights Project.” The event is part of the international “I’m Human, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Pastor Andrew Brunson free from Turkish prison

Along with thousands of Christians and other faith-based groups, the Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC) Coalition is celebrating the release of imprisoned North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson from his two-year 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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India: 12 Christians acquitted of false allegations from Hindu extremists

(International Christian Concern) –On October 10, the Mandelshwar District and Sessions Court of Madhya Pradesh acquitted 12 Christians falsely accused of violence by Hindu radicals. After hearing statements from More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Myanmar: Displaced Christians hoping to find a new place to settle

(International Christian Concern) –Myanmar’s military and other armed ethic groups are not showing signs of peace giving Christians living in internally displaced people (IDP) camps no option but to move on 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...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Egyptian Christian recounts Muslims attacking his photography business, the insults to their prophet

(International Christian Concern) –For Christians living in Egypt, the possibility of violence is a daily reality. For Youssef, the father of two young girls, anti-Christian violence has dramatically shaped his More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Syrian journalist Soulman Yousph arrested after reporting on Christian schools closing

(International Christian Concern) –On September 30, Soulman Yousph, a Syrian writer for multiple news sources, was arrested and detained for five days without charges in northern Syria. Sources close to Soulman, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Turkey: American pastor Andrew Brunson heads to court to face charges related to espionage and terrorism

(International Christian Concern) –On October 12th American pastor Andrew Brunson will be in court for charges related to espionage and terrorism. Despite the lack of solid evidence, Pastor Andrew has been imprisoned More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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ICC developing sewing businesses for Christians in Indonesia

(International Christian Concern) –A cluster of families in Indonesia had been discipling others within their community for two years before local mosque leaders grew suspicious and visited their homes. One leader More...


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