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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, March 10th, 2019
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India: Group documents ‘57% increase on violence against Christians’ already in 2019

(International Christian Concern) –The Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) has already documented 77 incidents of hate or targeted violence against Christians in the months of January and February 2019. According More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Iraq launches Campaign to Rebuild Mosul Churches

(International Christian Concern) –On Wednesday, the Nineveh Governor released a statement saying that Mosul’s local government is making efforts to rebuild churches in West Mosul. The statement says that the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
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Burma rebels have shut down at least 10 churches, detaining Christians

(International Christian Concern) –In September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma have shut down at least 10 churches and detained 92 Christian leader. Additionally, the militants burned crosses, destroyed church More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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ICC asks ‘Why Egypt’s churches are under attack’

(International Christian Concern) –In Egypt, reports are constantly flooding in that, once again, Islamic hardliners have gathered to attack churches. They demonstrate when there is a whisper of church legalization More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Nigeria: Fulani Muslim extremists ambush traveling Christians, killing two

(International Christian Concern) –On September 20, 2018, Fulani militants attacked a group of Christians from Ancha Baptist Church in Ancha, Plateau State, Nigeria. The villagers were returning home from a trip More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Iranian Christian Pastor Sevada Aghasar seeking release from Evin Prison

(International Christian Concern) –Sevada Aghasar, an Iranian Christian imprisoned based on a conviction of violating national security and illegal house church activities, has requested conditional release from More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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The Sisters of St. Mary’s Coptic Church and Convent in Bethlehem facing three separate court cases

(International Christian Concern) –The Sisters of St. Mary’s Coptic Church and Convent in Bethlehem have recently attended a hearing in one of three separate court cases. The first court case is regarding a More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Egypt: Christians attacked in Demshaw Hashem as Muslims protest an ‘official church’

(International Christian Concern) –The village of Demshaw Hashem suffered an attack at the end of August which targeted Christians because Islamic hardliners did not want an official church in the village. In More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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ISIS leader Ismail Alwan Salman al-Ithawi sentenced to death in Iraq

(International Christian Concern) –Ismail Alwan Salman al-Ithawi, who is described as a senior leader in ISIS and having directly served Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been sentenced to death in Iraq. His case was More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Abubakar Shekau Boko Haram faction kills 9, attacks three villages in Borno State, Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) – On September 19, 2018, Boko Haram terrorists attack three villages in Borno State, Nigeria. During the attack, they killed nearly 10 individuals and injured a dozen others. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Egypt: Christian violence sparks increases in security in Minya

(International Christian Concern) – Violence against Christians in Minya, Upper Egypt, has led security forces to extend their presence for several days. Church officials, supported by some members of parliament, More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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CLAAS requests prayers for the Pakistani politicians initiating a debate to amend the blasphemy law

Nasir Saeed, Director CLAAS-UK has sent a special request to churches and individuals, asking them to pray for Senator Farhatullah Baber and other members of the Senate Committee on Human Rights in Pakistan, who are More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
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Update Easter massacre in Pakistan: funerals, chaos, recovery

The bomb killed at least 74 people and injured more than 300, with BBC reporting more updates. It was the deadliest terror attack in the history of Punjab, Pakistan’s most populous, and most Christian, state. More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Louis Farrakhan calls for violence: ‘Rise up and kill’

In Miami at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Nation of Islam head Louis Farrakhan said he was looking for “10,000 fearless men” to “rise up and kill those who kill us; stalk them and kill them and let them feel the More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Priest Francis Van Der Lugt assassinated in Syria, rebels and government blame each other

The Syrian government and rebel groups are blaming one another in the assassination of Dutch Jesuit Priest Francis Van Der Lugt in his garden in Homs. No group has taken responsibility for the April 7 killing, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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Prince Charles speaks out against Christian persecution, targeted by Muslims in Middle East

The UK ambassador to the Holy See noted in a recent article remarks made by Prince Charles regarding the Christian persecution in the Middle East. Muslim cleric in Egypt calling for violence against Christians “I More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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Senator Rand Paul: ‘I will not rest until Pastor Abedini is freed’

During a speech at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC today, the junior Senator from Kentucky told the Christian audience what many may already believe, but the mainstream media is ignoring, “From Boston More...


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