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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani writes plea for help during hunger strike from Iran’s Evin Prison

Nearly one week has passed since Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani has begun a hunger strike from Evin Prison, where he is serving a 10-year jail sentence. He began the hunger strike in response to the Education Ministry’s More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Pastor Solomon of Uttar Pradesh harassed on social media, seeks police help dealing with trolls

Since September 15, Pastor Solomon of Uttar Pradesh has been subjected to social media harassment by members of right-wing Hindu organizations. The accusations made against him online, primarily of forced conversions, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Iran denies Christian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani’s children their high school diplomas

wo Iranian Christian children whose father is imprisoned for his faith have been denied high school diplomas by the state. The government insists that they complete Islamic education first. Their father, Yousef More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Iran issues prison time for Christian converts: Asghar Salehi and Mohammad Reza Rezzaei

Three Iranian converts were sentenced to six months in prison after receiving charges of “propaganda against the system through promoting Zionist Christianity.”  They were arrested last September during a series More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Mustafa Rahimi arrested again for selling a Bible in an Iranian bookstore

Mustafa Rahimi, an ordinary shopkeeper and unassuming citizen of the Islamic Republic of Iran, was recently arrested for an offense against the wellbeing of the country.  His crime was the sale of a Bible from More...

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 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 Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Leah Sharibu Alive, Negotiations Ongoing

(International Christian Concern) –Only a month ago, a video was released showing 6 aid workers who had been kidnapped in Nigeria. In the video, a woman named Grace is talking about how she and the others were More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Myanmar military sues Rev Hkalam Samson for his sanctions remarks to President Trump

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on August 26, a Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) officer filed a lawsuit against an ethnic Kachin pastor for the comments he made during a meeting with President More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Bible translator Angus Abraham Fung killed in Cameroon machete attack, 6 others murdered

Northern Cameroon has become a hotbed for political and military violence. In 2016, the English speaking parts of Cameroon declared that they wanted to become a new nation known as Ambazonia. Due to this conflict More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Esvin Perez shot in South Carolina church, manhunt continues for shooter

A manhunt in South Carolina continues as a gunman fled a Columbia area church during service Sunday shooting, firing multiple shots, leaving one man, Esvin Perez, in critical condition. Forest Acres Police Chief More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Priest Chimezie Ani in Southern Nigeria Attacked on Highway, Barely Escaped

(International Christian Concern) –On Thursday 15 August, gunmen, believed to be Fulani militants, ambushed another Roman Catholic priest, Rev. Chimezie Ani, near Caritas University, a Catholic university in More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Christian Family Terrorized by Extremists for Running Summer Program in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –A Christian family in Lahore, Pakistan has reported being “terrorized” by local extremists after opening a summer education program. According to the Christians, the extremists 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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Boko Haram Maimed 8 Christian Women during Attack on Cameroonian Village

(International Christian Concern) –On July 29, Boko Haram attacked the village of Kalagari in Northern Cameroon. During this attack, Boko Haram terrorists approached the village, surprising the local vigilante More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Extremists Attack Parish House in Southern Pakistan and Demand Priests Vacate Homes

(International Christian Concern) –On August 2, two young priests, named Fr. Anthony Abraz and Fr. Shahid Boota, were attacked, beaten, and robbed by a group of seven Muslim extremists in Karachi, located in Pakistan’s 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 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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Another Attack Targets Christians in Nigeria, Fulani Militants shot 3 Men

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Thursday evening, August 1, 2019, Fulani militants ambushed and shot three young men, all members of the Baptist church More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Protestant Pastor, Ernesto Estrella was Shot Dead in Southern Philippines

(International Christian Concern) –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 More...


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