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By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Amir Masih family recount arrest, torture and death in Pakistan

According to Morning Star News, police in Lahore, Pakistan have tortured a 28-year-old Christian man to death. Amir Masih’s family claims he was illegally detained by police on August 28, tortured for four days, 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 Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Saudis: Jamal Khashoggi died during interrogation

The Saudis are preparing a report that will acknowledge that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death was the result of an interrogation that went wrong, one that was intended to lead to his abduction from Turkey, More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Rev Ron Stief speaks out against Mike Pompeo as CIA Director, torture being legal

In a recent op-ed in The Christian Post, Rev. Ron Stief, executive director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, stressed that Christians should be opposed to the Trump administration using torture More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Abdolfattah Soltani sent back to Evin Prison following ‘furlough’ after mother passes away

On June 7, 2016, Abdolfattah Soltani, lawyer and political prisoner in ward 350 of Evin prison returned to prison by the end of his furlough, says HRANA in a new June 14 update. According to the report of Human More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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Islamic State murders 300, kidnaps over 400 in new Syrian attacks

The Islamic State has reportedly massacred nearly 300 people in a day-long attack on the Syrian town of Deir el-Zour, beheading women, children, and the elderly while still kidnapping over 400. photo Guest2625 Syria’s SANA More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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US Senate passes resolution for White House to pressure release of Pastor Saeed Abedini

The U.S. Senate has voted unanimously to pass a resolution urging the Obama administration to do more to free an American pastor imprisoned in Iran, as well as all Americans incarcerated in the country. The resolution More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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UN Report: ISIS crucifying children, burying some alive

According to a new report from the United Nations, ISIS terrorists are crucifying children and burying them alive, most are Christians, but some are those Shiite or Sunnis refusing to support their Islamic State More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Jailed Pastor Saeed Abedini reports more pain, writes letter to President Obama

American pastor Saeed Abedini has said that he is feeling increased abdominal pain, a result of severe beatings at the hands of Iranian prison guards and other inmates. The American Center for Law and Justice More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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New report: Girls, women captured by ISIS, commit suicide to escape torture, sexual violence

Women and girls captured by Islamic State militants in Iraq are committing suicide to avoid sexual violence and slavery, according to a report from Amnesty International. Many have been forced into marriage, sold More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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Torture debate returns after CIA report details practices

A Democrat-led Senate panel released a scathing report on CIA interrogation practices amid warnings from lawmakers that the findings could “endanger the lives of Americans” — a concern the Obama More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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Meriam Ibrahim receives first ever ‘Cost of Discipleship Award’

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese-born woman who was jailed while pregnant and given a death sentence for marrying a Christian man, was honored with the first-ever “Cost of Discipleship Award” presented to her by More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Christian couple receives death penalty in Pakistan for insulting Mohammed in text message

A Christian couple has been sentenced to death in Pakistan after being accused of sending a text message to a local Muslim leader insulting the prophet Mohammed, their lawyer and prosecutors say. The couple has More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini refused medical treatment again as he is shackled in Iranian prison

Pastor Saeed Abedini has been shackled by the guards at an Iranian hospital and told he must return to prison without receiving vital treatment, according to the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). Pastor More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Naghmeh Abedini testifies before Congress, ‘bring Saeed home’ and her kids ‘want Daddy home’

Pastor Saeed Abedini’s wife, Naghmeh, testified before Congress Thursday calling for Congress to make the release of Saeed a priority. Saeed has been detained and jailed for over a year, beaten and tortured, and More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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Pakistan changes blasphemy laws, increases likelihood of death penalty

Pakistan’s Sharia Court (FSC) decided to take a hard line on the blasphemy law, reports MNN. A decision took life imprisonment off of the table leaving only the death penalty as punishment for many case. “There More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 23rd, 2013
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Islamic TV host fined in Britain for it’s ‘acceptable’ and a ‘duty’ to murder anyone who insults Muhammad

Britain’s broadcasting watchdog has fined an Islamic TV channel $132,490 for inciting violence after a program host said it was acceptable, and even a duty, for Muslims to murder anyone who insults the Prophet More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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Femen organizes Topless Jihad Day to support activist Amina Tyler

The fate of the Femen Tunisia activist Amina Tyler has riled up and united thousands of women across the globe. Tyler’s act of civil disobedience, posting topless pictures of herself online, led to death threats. Thursday More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Iran debuts new ‘Finger Amputation Device’

Iran has introduced a new machine to assist with Sharia Law inspired justice, the “Finger Amputation Device,” according to one of the country’s official news outlets. France 24 discovered the story, More...


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