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By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Chinese police assault jailed Pastor Wang Yi’s wife, Chen Yaxue over petty disagreement

(International Christian Concern) –The mother of imprisoned pastor Wang Yi, 74-year-old Chen Yaxue, was beaten up by Chengdu police after refusing to let them peek at her ATM password. Last Friday, when Chen went More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Chinese Christian politician, was released from prison after nearly two years

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 24, 2019, the former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese Christian politician, was released More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Asia Bibi still trapped in Pakistan, even after acquittal from blasphemy charges

(International Christian Concern) –Asia Bibi, a Christian woman formally on death row in Pakistan, continues to live like a prisoner almost three months after her acquittal by the Supreme Court. Bibi, who continues More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Nigeria: Bishop Clement Ekpeye released from captivity after being kidnapped five days earlier

(International Christian Concern) –Clement Ekpeye, the Nigerian Bishop of Ahoada, was released from captivity after being kidnapped five days earlier. Details of his abduction remain scarce. However, according More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Nigeria: Bishop Clement Ekpeye released from captivity after being kidnapped five days earlier

(International Christian Concern) –Clement Ekpeye, the Nigerian Bishop of Ahoada, was released from captivity after being kidnapped five days earlier. Details of his abduction remain scarce. However, according More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Algeria: Christian man acquitted of blasphemy charges after wife made bogus claims to get Muslim divorce

(International Christian Concern) –An Algerian Christian farmer from a Muslim Background was acquitted of blasphemy charges on December 30th, according to Middle East Concern. This farmer became a Christian in More...

By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Pakistan: Christian mother and daughter illegally detained and tortured

Christian cousins Saima and Salma of Chak Jhumra, Faisalabad (Pakistan), and Saima’s mother Kausar Rehana have been illegally detained for thirteen days in Jhumra police station and tortured by the male policemen. Saima More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Hmong Christians in Vietnam Repeatedly Beaten and Arrested

(International Christian Concern) –Due to its ethnic background and high percentage of practicing Christians, Vietnam’s Hmong community is often targeted and harassed by both the government and neighboring communities. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Iranian Christian, Jamshid Derakhshan Released on Bail with Health Concerns

(International Christian Concern) –Jamshid Derakhshan, an Iranian Christian who was found in Rajaee Shahr Prison two weeks after his disappearance, has been temporarily released on bail. Jamshid had converted More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Seven Lao Christians Arrested During Christmas Service

(International Christian Concern) –A company of nine police officers raided the Nakanong Village’s Christmas church service at approximately 6:00 PM on December 29, 2018. They arrested 3 church leaders, while More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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China Sichuan House Church Members Arrested and Criminally Charged

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that after more than 100 members were arrested during the December 9 crackdown on Sichuan’s Autumn Rain Covenant Church in More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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CLAAS requests prayers for Sawan Masih’s release

Sawan Masih has been on death row since 2014, and his appeal is fixed to be heard on November 27 by the divisional bench before the Lahore High Court. Sawan Masih was accused by his Muslim friend Shahid Imran of More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Chinese Christians Live in a ‘Nightmare’

(International Christian Concern) –President Xi Jinping continues to tighten restrictions on religious freedom, causing believers to live in a “nightmare” according to a congressional commission report. The More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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Turkey: Christian missionary David Byle arrested in Ankara, linked to street evangelism

(International Christian Concern) –Only a day after pastor Andrew Brunson was released from his two-year detainment in Turkey, Turkish authorities have arrested another U.S. missionary. David Byle was arrested More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Reverend Kuwa Shamal confirms 12 Christians arrested in South Darfur

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 13, 12 Christian men from Darfur were arbitrarily arrested by officers from the Sudan National Intelligence More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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India: 12 Christians acquitted of false allegations from Hindu extremists

(International Christian Concern) –On October 10, the Mandelshwar District and Sessions Court of Madhya Pradesh acquitted 12 Christians falsely accused of violence by Hindu radicals. After hearing statements from More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Syrian journalist Soulman Yousph arrested after reporting on Christian schools closing

(International Christian Concern) –On September 30, Soulman Yousph, a Syrian writer for multiple news sources, was arrested and detained for five days without charges in northern Syria. Sources close to Soulman, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Turkey: American pastor Andrew Brunson heads to court to face charges related to espionage and terrorism

(International Christian Concern) –On October 12th American pastor Andrew Brunson will be in court for charges related to espionage and terrorism. Despite the lack of solid evidence, Pastor Andrew has been imprisoned More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Myanmar’s United Wa State Army releases 100 Christians, must pray at home, no more church services

(International Christian Concern) –On October 5, a month after the United Wa State Army (UWSA), the ethnic armed group comprising the military wing of the United Wa State Party (UWSP) started detaining Christian More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Heart4Iran’s Mike Ansar speaks out against Iran’s criminalizing of Christianity

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 22, 2018, Iran’s judiciary affirmed the jail sentences of two Christians. The verdict wrote that believing More...


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