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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 Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Kenya: Pastor Abdul beaten by Muslims for work in Garissa

(International Christian Concern) –An underground pastor in Eastern Kenya was beaten unconscious late last Friday night, as reported by Morningstar News. According to the source, the pastor was on his way home More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Iran elevates cleric Ebrahim Raisi to Judiciary Chief despite human rights violations, attacks on non-Muslims

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on March 8, 2019, Ebrahim Raisi was sworn into office as the new Judiciary Chief of Iran’s Islamic Republic. His long More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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India: Pastor Edwin Joseph says violence by Hindu radicals increasing, linked to recent church burning

(International Christian Concern) –In a report by Morning Star News, attacks on Christians in India’s Tamil Nadu state are becoming more common. In just the month of February, Morning Star News documented three More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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India: Group documents ‘57% increase on violence against Christians’ already in 2019

(International Christian Concern) –The Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) has already documented 77 incidents of hate or targeted violence against Christians in the months of January and February 2019. According More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Hindu radicals behead Anant Ram Gand for converting to Christianity

(International Christian Concern) –A Christian man in India’s Odisha state, formally known as Orissa, was found beheaded earlier this month. According to Persecution Relief, a local ministry in India, this Christian More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Chinese police assault jailed Pastor Wang Yi’s wife, Chen Yaxue over petty disagreement

(International Christian Concern) –The mother of imprisoned pastor Wang Yi, 74-year-old Chen Yaxue, was beaten up by Chengdu police after refusing to let them peek at her ATM password. Last Friday, when Chen went More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Nigeria: Muslim Fulani militants murder 32 in new attack

(International Christian Concern) –On Tuesday, February 26, 32 Christians were killed in Southern Kaduna, Nigeria. The attack is believed to have been conducted by Fulani militants as stated by multiple other More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Jaysh al-Izza faction of the Free Syrian Army blamed for attack on Christian City

(International Christian Concern) –The Syrian Christian city of Mhardeh is once again under attack, this time from the Jaysh al-Izza faction of the Free Syrian Army. The attack severely damaged a thermal power More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Jesuit priest Father Paolo Dall’Oglio remembered after disappearance in Syria six years ago

Portrait of Father Paolo Dall’Oglio SJ, founder of the Community al-Khalil in Deir Mar Musa, Syria, taken in the premises of the Community’s new monastery Deir Mariyam al-Adhra in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Egyptian Convert Stands Firm for Christ, Sacrificing his family and Risking his Life

(International Christian Concern) –Growing up in Egypt as the son of an Islamic Sheikh, Mohamed’s life was filled with religion. As a Sheikh, his father was supposed to live as a religious man from whom others More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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2018 says an increase in Boko Haram and Fulani attacks

(International Christian Concern) –Bloodshed in 2018 spiked dramatically in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region, with the heaviest attacks taking place in Plateau State. ACLED reported that approximately 1,930 brutal More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Nepal Pastor Dharmendra Singh arrested for ‘charges of forced conversion’

(International Christian Concern) –On January 28, Pastor Dharmendra Singh, from Nepalganj, Nepal, was arrested by police in Rupaidiha village, located in India’s Uttar Pradesh state, on charges of forced conversion. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Ethiopia Police Officer Arrested and Dismissed for Talking about His Faith

(International Christian Concern) –A Christian police officer in Ethiopia was recently arrested, dismissed, and told to move to another part of the country after he was discovered talking about his faith in uniform. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Terrorist Taufik Abdul Halim has ‘no remorse’ for bombing Jakarta’s Atrium Plaza

(International Christian Concern) –Taufik Abdul Halim, the Malaysian terrorist behind the first ever bombing launched by a foreign terrorist in Indonesia, says that he has no remorse while recalling how he tried More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Iraq: Isam Bahnam cites lack of water, electricity, and employment for mass exodus

(International Christian Concern) –On Saturday, the governors of two Christian towns in Iraq’s Nineveh Plains warned that a lack of basic life necessities are causing citizens to relocate back to or remain in More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Christian lawmaker Garo Paylan attacked by Turkish officials, trying to strip his ‘parliamentary immunity’

(International Christian Concern) –According to a recent Gatestone Institute Article, prosecutors in Turkey have filed a motion to strip Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of Turkey’s parliament, of parliamentary More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Nigeria’s top judge, Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen suspended ahead of election

(International Christian Concern) –Nigeria is about to have its presidential elections that will solidify country’s leadership for the next four years.  With mere weeks to go to the elections, Nigeria’s current More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Pakistan court to review Asia Bibi acquittal on Tuesday

(International Christian Concern) –Pakistan’s Supreme Court has announced that it will hear arguments regarding a petition to review Asia Bibi’s acquittal next Tuesday, January 29. The news has left many Pakistani More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Chinese Christian politician, was released from prison after nearly two years

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 24, 2019, the former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese Christian politician, was released More...


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