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By Guest Author On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Pakistan Muslims attack Christian church during prayer, beating men and women

On July 23, Internal Salvation Church, a church located in Bhiki village in the Sheikhupura district of Punjab, was attacked by a mob of Muslim men. According to local reports, these men barged into the church during More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Iranian Christian women Mahrokh Kanbari get one year in prison over ‘propaganda’ charge

A 65-year-old Iranian woman named Mahrokh Kanbari was sentenced to a year in prison after being charged with “propaganda against the system.” She was originally arrested before Christmas on the charge of “acting More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Iran refuses state attorney for Christians arrested in Rasht, sent to Evin Prison

Last year, Iran’s judiciary released a list of 20 state approved lawyers who would exclusively take on cases involving national security charges. Five Iranian Christians had their court hearing aborted on July More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Pakistan denies Peter Jacob’s claim that 70 killed over blasphemy charges

In an interview with the Catholic News Service (CNS), Peter Jacob, the Executive Director of the Center for Social Justice in Pakistan, claimed that 70 people have been killed as a result of blasphemy accusations More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Philippines church reopens in the wake of deadly suicide bombing, Jonathan Luciano says it’s ‘inspiring’

A cathedral targeted in a suicide bombing attack in southern Philippines that killed 20 people and injured over 100 people has opened its doors, six months after the tragedy. Christian Today reports that last week, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Christian girl Suneha Sajid raped by Muslim employer, then accused of theft, her whole family attacked

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 8, 2019. photo Applysense Shamim, Suneha’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Iran Christian woman Fatemeh Mohammadi assaulted for how she wore her headscarf

A 19-year-old Christian woman was arrested yesterday after going to a police station to file a complaint. Fatemeh Mohammadi was assaulted by a woman dressed in a chador, a long black robe worn by conservative Muslim More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Pakistan: Pentecostal Church Pastor Jadoon Masih acquitted from blasphemy charges

Jadoon Masih, a Pentecostal pastor who was arrested two years ago on charges of blasphemy, was acquitted on July 12, 2019 by the High Court in Lahore, Pakistan. Before his arrest, Masih was a pastor at Nasiri Pentecostal More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Remembering: Five Pakistan women killed on this day in 2012 for ‘singing and dancing,’ officials deny claims

On this day, in 2012, five women in Kohistan, four of whom were filmed ‘singing and dancing’ with men at a wedding party, were killed on May 30 after a tribal jirga ordered their execution, claimed Muhammad More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Police in turkey raid baptism ceremony, ‘church is not authorized’

Turkish police interrupted a baptism ceremony in the city of Bolu while conducting a raid against a church composed of Iranian Christian asylum seekers. The incident was verified by Hristiyan Haber on May 28th, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Pakistan: Mob attacks Christian family, Naveed Masih, now facing blasphemy charges

On May 15, a Christian family living in the Arif Wala Tehsil District of Punjab was attacked by a mob after they were falsely accused of committing blasphemy against Islam. False accusations of blasphemy are common More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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New report points to rise in anti-Christian hostility in France

The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe released a report in February decry­ing numerous assaults on Christian church­es and monuments in France. According to the report, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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20 Nigerian soldiers killed, 9 captured in Boko Haram attack on military outpost

On the night of Monday, 20 May, Boko Haram militants loyal to the ISWAP faction attack a military outpost near the town of Gubio in Borno State. This attacked led to the deaths of 20 Nigerian soldiers, and 9 being More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Asia Bibi reunites with family in Canada, free from years in Pakistani prison

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi was acquitted on charges of blasphemy that kept her on death row for eight years, but she was effectively trapped in Pakistan—until now. Asia Bibi, sentenced to death in Pakistan Fox More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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Pakistan moves bill forward to set the minimum marriage age at 18

The Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to amend the Child Marriage Restraint Bill, 1929, and set the minimum marriage age at 18 years. The bill aims to “curb the menace of child marriage prevalent in the country More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Sudan: Officials find $130 million in home of Omar al-Bashir, corrupt former President ‘was hording a fortune’ while people starved

Omar al-Bashir Sudanese authorities have seized nearly 130 million dollars from the private home of Omar al-Bashir. The funds have been taken to the Sudanese treasury and returned to the country. The authorities More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 21st, 2019
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Sri Lanka: Easter church and hotel bombings leaves at least 189 dead

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that at least 189 people have been killed in a series of bombings targeting churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. According to reports, as many as 400 others have 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 Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Open Doors Report highlights persecution against women, Christian sex trafficking, Sharia Law practices

In the latest in-depth report focused on gender persecution, the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List reveals that gender contributes to a large disparity in the methods used for religious persecution. While men experience More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Egypt: Mahmoud Abou Zeid, Shawkan, released after spending over 5 years in prison

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails today’s release of Mahmoud Abou Zeid, the Egyptian photojournalist also known as Shawkan, after more than five and a half years in prison, but deplores that the fact that More...


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