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By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Egypt: President al-Sisi extends state of emergency, noting the Christmas Eve attack on a Nasr City church

(International Christian Concern) –Egypt has extended its nationwide state of emergency for yet another three months, marking the 7th time that the government has made such a decision. President al-Sisi first More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Syria: President Bashar Assad says state will rebuild Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Deir Ezzor

(International Christian Concern) –The Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Deir Ezzor will be rebuilt with state funds, according to a pledge given by Syrian President Bashar Assad. The announcement was made More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Germany: Home-school family Petra and Dirk Wunderlich will continue fight after officials took their children

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that German authorities did not violate a family’s fundamental rights when they forcibly removed the children from the family’s home because they were being More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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EU court to hear Tom Mortier case: Mother euthanized by doctor without telling family

The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to consider the case of Tom Mortier, whose mother received a lethal injection from a doctor who euthanized her for being depressed and did not inform her family. The More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Human Rights Day: Pakistan should challenge the blasphemy laws, not entrench them

The Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS-UK) is calling upon the Pakistani Government to take steps to end the misuse of the Blasphemy Laws. The Pakistani Government should use Human Rights Day 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 The Dispatch On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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China’s Communist Party target members ‘who have religious faith’

(International Christian Concern) – In an effort to strengthen party ideology and better control its members, the central committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has published newly revised regulations More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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New UK Report: Child trafficking more than doubled in just one year

A shocking new report indicates that child trafficking case in the United Kingdom have increased by 66 percent from 2016 to 2017. According to the report, by the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group, 2,118 minors More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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ICE extradited Nazi labor camp guard Jakiw Palij to Queens from Poland

Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi labor camp guard in German-occupied Poland and a postwar resident of Queens, New York, has been removed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to Germany, Attorney General More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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San Francisco Mayor London Breed attacks homeless, shelters while promoting plan to teach them to clean up their own waste

The mayor of San Francisco is promoting the city’s plan to deal the thousands of pounds of feces that crowd her city’s streets, a multi-million dollar plan to teach the homeless to pick up their own More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Jeh Johnson discusses detaining illegal immigrants during the Obama administration

The former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson explained during an interview with Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC how the Obama Administration expanded family detention of illegal immigrants in order to deal with More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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US exits UN Human Rights Council, Nikki Haley calls it a ‘cesspool of political bias’

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, pointing to the bias against Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Open Doors’ David Curry calls for President Trump to confront North Korea, Kim Jong Un about Christian persecution

David Curry, president and CEO of Open Doors USA, issued this statement in advance of the planned summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un: “When President Trump More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Pakistani Christian girl, Asma Yacoob, dies after acid attack and being set on fire

A 25-year-old Christian woman has died following being set alight for refusing a Muslim man’s marriage proposal. Asma Yacoob was doused in acid before being set on fire by Rizwan Gujjar, 30. She been working More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Human Rights Watch reveals Lebanon is evicting thousands of Syria refugees

Lebanon is using force to evict at least 3,664 Syrian refugees from their homes and expelled them from the municipalities, at thirteen at this time, due to their nationality and/or religion. Human Rights Watch More...

By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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CLAAS concerned about Pakistani court ordering citizens to declare religion

A Pakistani court has ruled that all citizens must declare their religion when applying for identity documents. Human rights advocates say the move is another blow for the country’s persecuted religious minorities. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Human trafficking data portal to pull information together to battle sex slavery around the world

A new initiative, the world’s first human trafficking data portal, the Counter-Trafficking Data Collaborative (CTDC), has been created by IOM, the UN Migration Agency and Polaris. photo/ Sammis Reachers “We More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Syrian War: Ghouta bombing leaves 300 dead, ‘flagrant war crimes,’ suffering children with no food, shelter, medicine

While the Syrian military says it is trying to liberate the area from terrorists, it has also been accused of targeting civilians with a death toll reported at 300 and rising. A doctor working in Eastern Ghouta More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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Somalia: Government officials detail rescue of 35 boys recruited by Al-Shabaab Islamists

The Somali government confirmed Wednesday its security forces rescued 35 male children who had been taken as recruits by the Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab. The government’s ministry of information confirmed More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Minnesota filmmakers, Carl and Angel Larsen, headed to appeals court to fight being forced to film gay weddings

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a pair of Minnesota filmmakers filed their opening brief on appeal Friday in a lawsuit challenging a state law that allows the government to control the stories More...


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