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By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Myanmar Issues Arrest Warrant for Ultranationalist Monk known as Buddhist Bin Laden

(International Christian Concern) –On July 9, the western district court in Yangon ordered that an arrest warrant for ultranationalist Buddhist monk U Wirathu be posted at his monastery in the northern city of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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19 Year Old Christian Boy, Sunny Waqas Arrested for Blasphemy in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –On 29 June, 2019, a 19-year-old Christian boy was falsely accused of blasphemy and arrested on a cricket field behind his friend’s home in Bahawalpur, located in the Punjab More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Thailand Arrests 51 Pakistani Christian Asylum Seekers

(International Christian Concern) –Allegedly acting on a tipoff, Thai authorities raided an apartment building in Bangkok and arrested 51 Pakistani Christian asylum seekers on July 8. The police rounded up several 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 Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Only 40 Christians Returned to Mosul after Defeat of ISIS

(International Christian Concern) –Mosul’s only priest, Father Imanuel Adel Kloo, has reported that only 40 of the 15,000 Iraqi Christians who used to live in the city have returned home. Mosul was captured More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Iraqi Christians Worried Over Electoral System

(International Christian Concern) –Iraq’s Babylon Brigade is a militia headed by Chaldean Christian Rayan al-Kildani. It is primarily composed of Shabak and Shia Arabs, and falls under the authority of the Iranian More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Egyptian Christian Girl, Sarah Atef Kidnapped

(International Christian Concern) –A Coptic Christian named Sarah Atef who was a fourth year university student disappeared on June 27th and remains missing. She is from Minya but is believed to have been kidnapped More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Chinese Catholic Churches Violently Closed

(International Christian Concern) –Catholics in Fujian faced a series of severe crackdown operations against churches that refused to join the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association (CPCA). A report from Bitter 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 Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Christian Ministry Announces Christian Persecution in Nepal is on the Rise

(International Christian Concern) –Open Doors, a Christian ministry that monitors global Christian persecution, has claimed that the persecution of Christians in Nepal on the rise. This has led the ministry to More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Iran Violently Arrests 8 Christians

(International Christian Concern) –Eight Iranian Christians living in the Persian Gulf city of Bushehr were arrested after Ministry of Intelligence agents raided their homes and confiscated all Christian items. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Egypt Approves 127 Churches previously Operating Without a Permit

(International Christian Concern) –A committee established by the Egyptian government has approved legalizing 127 churches who were previously operating without a permit. This brings the total number of legalized More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Pakistani Christian Teenager, Saima was Raped by Mian Jamil a Muslim Parliamentarian

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern has learned that Saima, a 15-year-old Christian girl was beaten and raped three times by Mian Tahir Jamil, a Muslim politician in the provincial More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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US and Nigerian Vice Presidents Discussed Leah Sharibu and Other Missing Girls

(International Christian Concern) –During his recent trip to the United States, Vice president Yemi Osinbajo (VP Osinbajo) of Nigeria, assured Vice President Pence (VP Pence) that the government in Nigeria is More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Christians in India Experiencing Higher Unemployment Than Others Religions

(International Christian Concern) –India’s Minister of Minority Affairs presented data proving that the unemployment rate among Christian men is lower compared to other religions. The information was delivered More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Libya Allegedly not Burying Christians Due to Cemetery Only for Muslims

(International Christian Concern) –An internal United Nations report leaked to the Irish Times alleges that the bodies of Christians who died in the overcrowded Zintan detention center are not being buried because More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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The Only Catholic Parish in Afghanistan Requests Prayer for Peace

(International Christian Concern) –Today marks the seventh-round of talks between the U.S. and Afghanistan with the goal of bringing the 18-year war to an end. The only Catholic parish in Afghanistan has requested More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Algeria Judge Stops Christian Worship in Home

(International Christian Concern) –An Algerian judge has issued a two month suspended prison sentence and hefty fine of 100,000 dinars ($840 USD) on a Christian who was holding worship in his home. Just four days More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Turkey Sends Philanthropist, Osman Kavala Back to Prison

(International Christian Concern) –Osman Kavala appeared in court on Monday after spending 600 days in pre-trial detention. He stands accused of masterminding Turkey’s Gezi Park protests in 2013, and was sent More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Muslim Protestors Burn Christian Church in Niger Over Sheikhs Arrest

(International Christian Concern) –On Saturday, June 15th, 2019, a mob of Muslim protestors set a church ablaze in Maradi, the third largest city in Niger. The incident was a response to the arrest of a very prominent More...


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