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By The Dispatch On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Catholic Priest Arinze Madu abducted in Nigeria, released after church pays ransom

On October 28, Father Arinze Madu, was abducted by gunmen while leaving the Queen of Apostles Seminary where he is the vice rector. The abduction of Father Madu is just one of many that have taken place across Nigeria More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Oley Larsen attacked for not apologizing to Ilhan Omar, she’s ‘grossly sympathetic’ to ‘religious extremists’

Ilhan Omar is back in the headlines, this time over a meme North Dakota State Senator Oley Larsen shared, depicting Ilhan Omar training as an Al-Qaeda fighter. Oley Larsen Larsen issued a statement, read the whole More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Boko Haram kidnaps six girls, two Christian school workers

The Islamic extremists in Nigeria, Boko Haram, have terrorized the region for years and again has kidnapped little girls. From the local report: Boko Haram logo photo/Arnold Platon via wikimedia commons A day before More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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Wajih-ul-Hassan acquitted from Pakistan blasphemy charges after 18 years in prison

Last Wednesday, September 25, the Supreme Court of Pakistan acquitted a man accused of blasphemy after he spent 18 years in prison. According to local activists, the acquittal of Wajih-ul-Hassan is the third instance More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Pastor Solomon of Uttar Pradesh harassed on social media, seeks police help dealing with trolls

Since September 15, Pastor Solomon of Uttar Pradesh has been subjected to social media harassment by members of right-wing Hindu organizations. The accusations made against him online, primarily of forced conversions, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Boko Haram execute Christian NGO woman kidnapped with five men, threaten to behead their prisoners

In July, Boko Haram kidnapped six aid workers from the group Action Against Hunger. They quickly released a proof of life video showing that they had the workers, including one Christian woman named Grace. During More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2019
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Poll: Majority of Dutch favor abolishing religious schools after rise in Sharia being taught to kids

A new poll by Maurice de Hond at NL Times claims that a majority of Dutch people are in favor of abolishing religious primary schools, with 59 percent of respondents claiming that all schools based on a religion More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Iran moves to ban education for non-Muslims as ‘propaganda act’

Iran’s new education minister Mohsen Haji Mirzaei has used the launch of a new country-wide project as an opportunity to strike out against Iran’s religious minorities, saying Wednesday that students of “other More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Philippines Priest Chito Soganub recounts Muslim kidnapping, how he prayer

Islamist militants took over the city of Marawi in the south of the Philippines in May 2017, with the goal to set up a caliphate. Along the way, they kidnapped citizens and use them as human shield or servants. More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Pakistani Christians Javaid Masih and Suleman Masih murdered by Muslims in Lahore

Two Pakistani Christian brothers, Javaid Masih and Suleman Masih, were killed by three extremist Muslims in Lahore on August 21st. The names of attackers are Abdul Majeed, Muhammad Amjad, and Muhammad Naveed. Bashiran More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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US State Department declares Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan a Global Terrorist as leader of Philippines Islamic State, ISIS

On September 10, the U.S. government declared the leader of the Islamic State’s militant branch in the Philippines as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist and placed him under U.S. sanctions. According to the More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Awais Chudhary Planned Attack in Queens Charged with Providing Material Support to ISIS

A criminal complaint filed today in federal court in Brooklyn charged Awais Chudhary, 19, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Pakistan, with attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Iranian, Mostafa Rahimi1 Jailed for Selling Bibles

(International Christian Concern) -Local reports indicate that a bookseller in Northwest Iran was rearrested on Tuesday and is currently incarcerated in Bukan Central Prison. Mostafa Rahimi was originally arrested More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Suspects Hanafi Zufar and Salmon Linked to 2018 Surabaya Church Bombings Arrested

(International Christian Concern) –During an Aug. 26 media briefing, Indonesian police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo told reporters that they have arrested six terrorist suspects, two of whom have been linked to last More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Malaysia Arrested 519 People as of July for Terrorism

(International Christian Concern) –The Malaysian police have arrested 519 people suspected of having been involved in terrorism as of July, according to Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. Without giving a breakdown More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Iraqi Church Defaced by ISIS Rededicated

(International Christian Concern)– When ISIS invaded the Iraqi Christian city of Qeraqosh in 2014, they destroyed every symbol of Christianity that they found. The Church of Mar Behnam and Mart Sarah was one of More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Interfaith College Group in Indonesia Seeks Permission to Fight Radicalism

(International Christian Concern) –As radicalism continues to rise in Indonesia, an alliance of interfaith student groups at university level has called on the Indonesian government to issue a regulation that More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Egypt reinstates President Sisi despite intolerance, hostility towards non-Muslims

Egypt’s President Sisi has reinstated a known Salafist extremist leader, allowing him to deliver sermons at an Alexandria mosque despite heavy opposition because of his reputation for intolerance. Opponents have More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Islamic State claims credit for suicide bombing at a Afghanistan wedding: 63 dead, over 180 injured

A wedding in Kabul, Afghanistan was the scene of a horrific act of terror, a suicide bombing in a wedding hall whick left 63 people dead and over 180 injured. A video was published on social media revealing the More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Afghanistan: Scores killed at Kabul wedding, UN and Taliban condemns

Sixty-three people were killed and at least three-times that were injured after a suicide bombing struck a wedding in the capital city of Kabul. Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay The Islamic State group’s More...


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