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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 Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Kylie Moore-Gilbert identified as Australian detained in Iran with Jolie King, Mark Firkin

One of three Australians recently revealed to be detained in Iran was identified by her family on Saturday as Melbourne University lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert. “Our family thanks the Government and the University More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Myanmar Christian Villagers Released After Six Months of Captivity

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on August 1, the Arakan Army (AA) released dozens of villagers from western Myanmar’s Chin State. These villagers were 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 Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Egypt: Blogger, ‘Mohamed Oxygen’ released from prison

Mohamed Ibrahim Radwan, aka “Mohamed Oxygen” was released from Tora prison in Egypt this week after spending more than a year in detention. photo by Carrie Z. via pixabay The blogger, Radwan has been More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Asia Bibi reunites with family in Canada, free from years in Pakistani prison

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi was acquitted on charges of blasphemy that kept her on death row for eight years, but she was effectively trapped in Pakistan—until now. Asia Bibi, sentenced to death in Pakistan Fox More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Four Christian Activist Charged and Imprisoned by Hong Kong Court

(International Christian Concern) –On April 23, a Hong Kong court has handed down jail terms of up to 16 months to four pro-democracy activists  accused of “inciting” the 2014 Occupy Central movement. The More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Open Doors Report highlights persecution against women, Christian sex trafficking, Sharia Law practices

In the latest in-depth report focused on gender persecution, the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List reveals that gender contributes to a large disparity in the methods used for religious persecution. While men experience 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 Nasir Saeed On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Pakistan Christians living in fear as Asia Bibi’s acquittal sparks protests by Muslim extremists

The hardliners’ protests following the supreme court’s verdict to acquit Asia Bibi continue. Many roads of all major cities are closed and barricaded, and police and rangers are patrolling to monitor and control More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Will the UN speak up for Asia Bibi?

The front page of the United Nations’ website  features an article entitled, “French full-body veil ban, violated women’s freedom of religion: UN Human Rights Committee.” In 2012, two French Muslim women More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Pastor Andrew Brunson free from Turkish prison

Along with thousands of Christians and other faith-based groups, the Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC) Coalition is celebrating the release of imprisoned North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson from his two-year 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 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 Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Iran: Christians Eskandar Rezaei, Soroush Saraei jailed for helping students get exemption from Islamic studies

Iranian Christians request renewed prayer for Eskandar Rezaei and Soroush Saraei who were each sentenced in December to eight years of prison for aiding students seeking exemption from Islamic studies classes. Both 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 Laura Jones On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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New Jersey’s Chris Smith, Syrian Christian refugee set to join Open Doors USA for 2017 World Watch List of countries dangerous for Christians

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 9 a.m. ET at the National Press Club in Washington, Open Doors USA will announce its 2017 World Watch List, a ranking of the top 50 countries where it is most dangerous and difficult to More...

By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Five Pakistani Christians cleared of blasphemy charges

On Monday, an anti-terrorist court acquitted five Christians of blasphemy charges, while two were jailed for six months under the blasphemy law and anti-terrorist act. The case was registered on August 16 last More...


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