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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Kachin Baptist leader Hkalam Samson seeks justice during Myanmar military lawsuit

The leader of the Kachin Baptist Convention, Rev. Hkalam Samson, was sued by a Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) officer on August 26 over comments he made regarding Christian persecution in Myanmar when he met with US More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Iranian Christians Fatemeh Bakhteri and Saheb Fadaie jailed for ‘spreading progaganda’

As of a few short days ago, the second of two Iranian Christians was officially imprisoned by a religiously-biased national judiciary for her faith in Christ Jesus. In these past few years, the Christian community More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Alastair Bruce details how ‘Downton Abbey’ avoids religion, even praying over food

The latest example of a cultural phenomenon which has a secret and subtle anti-religion bigotry is Downton Abbey, something that’s come to light ahead of the upcoming Downton Abbey film, a widescreen followup More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Saw Soe Ku shares the struggles of Christians in Myanmar, the Karen State, living in refugee camps

Ei Tu Hta is an Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp located on the border of Myanmar and Thailand, consisting of 2,400 Karen State IDPs. Most of these residents are Christian, living in a predominately Buddhist More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Persian Christian Ismail Falahati battling deportation from Turkey

Over the past few days, as cogs slowly turn in the machines of Turkey’s government, an order for the deportation a Persian pastor and his family, presently seeking asylum, back to Iran is being assembled. Ismail More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Coptic Church in Egypt still fighting for its life

In an incredible court ruling in 2016, a centuries-old church was spared the axe and hammer of demolition in the Alexandria Administrative Court under the headship of Judge Muhammad Abdel-Wahab Khafagi. The decision, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Sri Lanka ‘radical Buddhist’ monks break into a Christian church, attacked student says Bishop Asiri Perera

Earlier this month, on August 4, a young Christian belonging to the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka was attacked and beaten by a group of radical Buddhist monks. According to local Christians, news of the attack shook More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Indonesia Muslim scholar Abdul Somad says Christian cross is ‘an element of the devil’

A Muslim preacher in Indonesia, has sparked religious controversy since a video of him calling the Christian cross “an element of the devil” during a sermon went viral on social media. The insulting remarks More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Liberty Counsel joins battle against Boston censoring Christian flag

Liberty Counsel filed a brief in support of its motion for summary judgement requesting the United States District Court in Boston to rule that Boston resident Hal Shurtleff and his Christian civic organization, Camp More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Nepal: Tul Bahadur Pariyar, Rupa Sonam, Chandrakali Rawat, and Bhim Kumari arrested for preaching

According to The Annapurna Express, four Christians in Nepal have been arrested and charged under the country’s strict anti-conversion law. This report comes only days after authorities in Nepal released a 73-year-old More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Kenyan woman thrown out of her home, beaten by husband for having a Bible in the house

A Christian woman (name not given for security) in Kenya was beaten and thrown out of her home by her husband when he found she had hidden a bible in the house. This lady, according to MorningStar News, comes from More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Christian Cho Yusang released from Nepal jail after arrest for handing out Bibles, leaflets

A 73-year old Christian, Cho Yusang was released from jail in Nepal on August 7, 2019 after being arrested for two weeks because he was allegedly forcefully converting Nepali locals. He was arrested on July 23, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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Philippines pastor Ernesto Estrella executed in Antipas

A pastor from the United Church of Christ in Philippines (UCCP) was killed in Antipas, Cotabato Friday morning, according to the police. The victim was identified as Ernesto Estrella, 51, a pastor who was serving More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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China: officials arrest seven Christians at an electronics store, biblical audio products warrant ‘illegal business’

Seven employees at Shenzhen Cedar Electronics in China’s Guangdong province were arrested on July 22 for “illegal business operations,” according to Father Francis Liu from Chinese Christian fellowship of More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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Court rules Lehigh County seal with cross can stay, doesn’t violate the first amendment

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the official seal of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania can remain on government property, despite efforts from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) to have it More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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China silent on Qin Derfu’s detention as wife Xiao Hongliu seeks answers

After her husband was arrested in the December 9th crackdown last year, the wife of a detained Christian from Sichuan’s Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) has been longing to hear about the update of her husband’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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China Continues to Prevent Pastor Wang Yi from Meeting His Lawyer

Imprisoned Pastor Wang Yi from Sichuan’s Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) still has not been able to meet his lawyer, thanks to the Chinese government’s deliberate delays and obstruction. In the notice issued More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Pentecostal community of India accused of bribing people to convert to Christianity

In a continuation of attacks on India’s small Christian community, Vasudev Devannai, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan in Northern India, who is fully involved in Hindu-nationalist party, Bharatiya More...

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...


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