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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...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Iraq: ICC discusses relief after the ISIS rampage in Mosul, Qaraqosh

(International Christian Concern) –When ISIS attacked Qaraqosh in 2014, thousands of Christians fled in fear. Those unable to flee, including an elderly woman named Latoya, were forced to live under ISIS’s brutal More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Turkey’s Erdogan refers to Pastor Andrew Brunson for his ‘shadowy links with terrorist organizations’

(International Christian Concern) –Turkish President Erdogan referenced imprisoned Pastor Andrew Brunson’s case as one of the main points of his address during the inaugural session of parliament. The parliament 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 Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Rwanda government has shutdown thousands of Christian churches

(International Christian Concern) –This year, authorities in Rwanda have closed down at least 7,000 churches, more than 700 of which were in the capital city of Kigali. The government began shutting down these 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 The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Thailand: 181 Christian arrested and detained Montagnard refugees near Bangkok

(International Christian Concern) – More than three weeks have passed since Thai authorities arrested and detained 181 mostly Christian Montagnard refugees on the outskirts of Bangkok on August 28. International More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Police arrest and question Pentecostal pastor Madhya Pradesh after converting Hindu youth

(International Christian Concern) – A Pentecostal pastor from Madhya Pradesh was arrested and interrogated by police on charges of converting a young Hindu with a promise of money. Sajan K George, president of More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Survey: Over 65% in Turkey approve of jailing Pastor Andrew Brunson

Pastor Andrew Brunson (International Christian Concern) – A Turkish journalist with ties to the political elite has published the results of a poll in the Daily Hürriyet surveying public opinion about the More...

By Nasir Saeed On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Pakistani Christian Farhan Aziz charged with sending ‘blasphemous’ text in Gujranwala

Pakistani Christian, Farhan Aziz, 25, of Muslim Town, Gujranwala was charged under blasphemy law 295 – C of Pakistan Penal Code and section of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016 10 (a) (b) on August 2. photo More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Christian Persecution: Uzbekistan Baptists jailed for ‘unapproved worship,’ family in India forced to cremate loved ones, denied burial spaces

The global community continues to struggles multiple religions, with extreme persecution against Christians running rampant in some parts of the world. Earlier this month, in Uzkekistan, Christians were punished More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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North Carolina pastor, John Cao, sentenced to seven years in prison for missionary work

ChinaAid reports that North Carolina pastor, John Cao, has been sentenced to seven years in prison after a China’s southern Yunnan province court ruled that he was guilty of “organizing illegal border More...


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