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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 Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Pastor, Shelton Viswanathan Beaten by Hindu Radicals, Officials Refuse to Register Case

(International Christian Concern) –On June 23rd, eight young Hindu radicals attacked a pastor who was delivering Christian pamphlets on his motorbike in his neighborhood in Sheohar, India. They pushed him off More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Egypt graverobbers steal dead priest’s cross, then body for ransom

Graver robbers in Sharouna, a village south of Cairo, targeted the tomb of a priest who died 13 years ago, according to the Watani news outlet. They initially wanted to steal his crucifix, but then also stole the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Pentecostal community of India accused of bribing people to convert to Christianity

In a continuation of attacks on India’s small Christian community, Vasudev Devannai, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan in Northern India, who is fully involved in Hindu-nationalist party, Bharatiya More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Christian, Illyong Ju Relatives of North Korean Defector Killed for Sharing Gospel

(International Christian Concern) –At the State Department’s religious freedom ministerial last week, a North Korean defector shared what it’s like to live as a Christian in North Korea, telling President More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Indias Unregistered Churches Caught in the Crosshairs

(International Christian Concern) –“For the first time in 45 years, I feel like I don’t have the right to live as a Christian in my own country,” Pastor Sheeja Thomas, a house church leader in Hyderabad, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Chinese Court Upholds Pastor John Caos Prison Sentence

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on July 25, a court in China’s Yunnan province announced its decision to uphold Pastor John Cao’s seven-year prison More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Christian Teen, Suneha Sajid in Pakistan Accused of Crime to Cover up Sexual Assault

(International Christian Concern) –Suneha Sajid, a 14-year-old Christian girl, was falsely accused of stealing gold worth about 1,500,000 PKR ($9,312.00 USD) by her Muslim employer in Shahdara, Lahore on July More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Christian, Fatemeh Azad Arrested Upon Return to Iran

(International Christian Concern) –A 58-year-old Iranian convert to Christianity who fled her country was denied asylum in Germany, and immediately arrested upon her deportation back to Iran. Fatemeh Azad reportedly More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Boko Haram Displaces Thousands in Northern Cameroon

(International Christian Concern) –Boko Haram has been wreaking havoc and destruction across northern Nigeria and the lake chad regions of Cameroon, chad, and Niger for over a decade. Just over a week ago, the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Priest and Passenger Attacked by gunmen in Enugu, Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) –PunchNG has reported that another priest has been attacked while travelling in Nigeria. The priest, Rev. Fr. Ikechukwu Ilo, was travelling to his parish on Wednesday night with More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Christians Brutally Attacked in Jharkhand by Hindu Radicals

(International Christian Concern) –Last Sunday, on 14 July 2019, Christians were seriously injured in an attack in Belchori Village in the North Indian State of Jharkhand by Hindu radicals on 14th July 2019. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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BOOK NEWS: Jerrad Lopes sets ‘Dad Tired and Loving It’ for September 3

Dad Tired And Loving It: Stumbling Your Way To Spiritual Leadership, the latest title from popular author/speaker/blogger and podcast host Jerrad Lopes, will be available September 3 from Harvest House Publishers. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Christian Teenager Targeted in Turkey for Wearing Cross Necklace

(International Christian Concern) –Hristiyan Haber reports a hate attack in Gebze, Turkey, where two unidentified individuals targeted a 19-year-old teenager for wearing a cross necklace. The teenager attends More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Car Bomb Detonated Outside Church in Northeast Syria

(International Christian Concern) –A car bomb was detonated outside the Virgin Mary Church in Qamishli, a city in Northeast Syria, injuring eleven. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. Communications 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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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...


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