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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 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 Laura Jones On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Alastair Bruce details how ‘Downton Abbey’ avoids religion, even praying over food

The latest example of a cultural phenomenon which has a secret and subtle anti-religion bigotry is Downton Abbey, something that’s come to light ahead of the upcoming Downton Abbey film, a widescreen followup 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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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 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 Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Social Boycott Initiated Against Christian Community in Northeastern India

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this month, on August 10, Pastor Hemant Meher was attacked and beaten by a mob of Hindu radicals in Dalki village, located in India’s northeastern state of Odisha. More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Iranian, Mostafa Rahimi1 Jailed for Selling Bibles

(International Christian Concern) -Local reports indicate that a bookseller in Northwest Iran was rearrested on Tuesday and is currently incarcerated in Bukan Central Prison. Mostafa Rahimi was originally arrested More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Pakistan Continues to Conceal Population Data Regarding Religious Minorities

(International Christian Concern) –According to The Express Tribune, the Pakistani Government is continuing to conceal data regarding the population of the country’s religious minorities. Many minority leaders More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Police in Inhil Regency Disband Church During Service

(International Christian Concern) –On August 25, the Inhil District Civil Service Police Unit stopped the worship activities at the GPdI (Indonesian Pentecostal Church) Efata Church in Sari Agung Hamlet, Petalongan More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Church Awaits End to Yemen Conflict

(International Christian Concern) –Msgr. Paul Hinder, apostolic vicar of Southern Arabia, has recently spoken out to AsiaNews about how he is waiting to return to Yemen after years of absence due to the conflict. More...


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