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By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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7 Christians Arrested in Shenzhen for Selling Audio Bible Players

(International Christian Concern) –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 More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Iran Responds to Global Outcry over Removed Cross

(International Christian Concern) –The cross of an Assyrian Presbyterian Church in the northwest city of Tabriz was replaced on July 9th following an international outcry. In May, Iranian intelligence agents More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Christian, Nazir Masih Accused of Blasphemy in Pakistan Acquitted After 5 Years in Prison

(International Christian Concern) –On June 6, a Christian accused of blasphemy in Pakistan was acquitted and freed from jail after years of support from Christian advocacy groups. Blasphemy allegations were raised More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Christian Teenagers, Sunny Mushtaq and Noman Asghar Charged with Blasphemy in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that two Christian teenagers have been arrested and charged with committing blasphemy against Islam in Pakistan’s Punjab province. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Four Christian Activist Charged and Imprisoned by Hong Kong Court

(International Christian Concern) –On April 23, a Hong Kong court has handed down jail terms of up to 16 months to four pro-democracy activists  accused of “inciting” the 2014 Occupy Central movement. The More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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China: House church in Henans seized by communist government officials

(International Christian Concern) –On March 6, a house church in China’s Henan province was sealed off by local authorities for violating the country’s religious regulations. In the video uploaded by Rock More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif attacks Islamic State’s persecution of Christians

(International Christian Concern) –Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has completed a tour of Iraq. During this trip, he highlighted his meetings with representatives of Iraq’s religious minorities More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Lao Christians Arrested During Christmas Service are Released

(International Christian Concern) –Seven Lao Christians arrested at the New Year weekend for conducting an “illegal” church service in celebration of Christmas have been released, according to a local official. The More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Iranian Sisters Make Bail Following Harsh Interrogation

(International Christian Concern) –Two Christian sisters arrested and assaulted during interrogation by Iranian authorities have reportedly been released on bail. They were arrested in early December in Ahvaz More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Seven Lao Christians Arrested During Christmas Service

(International Christian Concern) –A company of nine police officers raided the Nakanong Village’s Christmas church service at approximately 6:00 PM on December 29, 2018. They arrested 3 church leaders, while More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Two Iranian Christians Physically Assaulted and Imprisoned

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this month, Iranian media announced a widespread detainment of Christians across the country. ICC reported how over 100 Christians were detained by the Iranian intelligence More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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181 Christian Refugees still Detained by Thailand Authorities

(International Christian Concern) –It has been over two months since Thai authorities have arrested and detained over 181 Montagnard refugees from Vietnam on the outskirts of Bangkok. Most of the 181 refugees More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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17 sentenced to Death over Egyptian Church Bombings

(International Christian Concern) –A military court in Egypt has sentenced 17 to death and 19 to life in prison for their involvement in several terrorist bombings against churches in the years 2016 and 2017. It 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 Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
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Burma rebels have shut down at least 10 churches, detaining Christians

(International Christian Concern) –In September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma have shut down at least 10 churches and detained 92 Christian leader. Additionally, the militants burned crosses, destroyed church More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Iran’s restricted legal access to prisoners called into question by civil rights activists

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this year, Iran’s judiciary decided to force defendants held on political charges to pick their lawyer from a pre-approved list. Meanwhile, human rights attorneys continue More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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North Korea: Defector confirms Kim Jong-un using ‘Christian actors’ to portray freedom, believers ‘will be mercilessly killed’

In an powerful new investigation highlighting the treatment of Christians in North Korea comes news that the Kim Jong-un regime has videos using actors to appear tolerant of religious expression. A defector claims More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Nearly 100 Eritrean Christians arrested for illegal church denominations

While many people can’t find the country of Eritrea on a map, it is the 10th harshest persecutor of Christians in the world, according to Open Doors’ World Watch List. A new report provides shocking insight More...

By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Five Pakistani Christians cleared of blasphemy charges

On Monday, an anti-terrorist court acquitted five Christians of blasphemy charges, while two were jailed for six months under the blasphemy law and anti-terrorist act. The case was registered on August 16 last More...


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