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By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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R Kelly arrested for racketeering, trafficking minor girls for sex, giving them STDs

Robert Sylvester Kelly, AKA “R. Kelly,” was arrested in Chicago Thursday night following an investigation by the joint Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York and New York City Police Department (NYPD) More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Iraqi Christians Worried Over Electoral System

(International Christian Concern) –Iraq’s Babylon Brigade is a militia headed by Chaldean Christian Rayan al-Kildani. It is primarily composed of Shabak and Shia Arabs, and falls under the authority of the Iranian More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Turkey Sends Philanthropist, Osman Kavala Back to Prison

(International Christian Concern) –Osman Kavala appeared in court on Monday after spending 600 days in pre-trial detention. He stands accused of masterminding Turkey’s Gezi Park protests in 2013, and was sent More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Remembering: Five Pakistan women killed on this day in 2012 for ‘singing and dancing,’ officials deny claims

On this day, in 2012, five women in Kohistan, four of whom were filmed ‘singing and dancing’ with men at a wedding party, were killed on May 30 after a tribal jirga ordered their execution, claimed Muhammad More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Correctional Officers, Robert Berger and Nathaniel Morris Charged in Beating an Inmate

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Robert Berger, 35, and Nathaniel Morris, 47,  both of Philadelphia, PA, were charged by Indictment with depriving an inmate at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Christian girl Leah Sharibu turns 16, still a prisoner of Boko Haram Islamic terrorist group

Leah Sharibu’s 16th birthday will not be sweet. The Nigerian Christian girl was captured by Boko Haram on Feb. 19, 2018, along with 109 of her female classmates. Five girls died in captivity while 104 were released More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Communist China goes more ‘Black Mirror’ by blocking ‘deadbeats’ from travel, shames them with ringtone

13 million Chinese citizens have been deemed “deadbeats” by their Communist ruling party, essentially blacklisting them with their mysterious national database, curated by China’s Supreme Court. According More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Stockton Couple Convicted of Human Trafficking Charges Related to Forced Labor

After an 11-day trial, a federal jury found Satish Kartan, 45, and his wife, Sharmistha Barai, 40, guilty on March 14 of conspiracy to obtain forced labor and two counts of obtaining forced labor. In addition, Kartan More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Iran elevates cleric Ebrahim Raisi to Judiciary Chief despite human rights violations, attacks on non-Muslims

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on March 8, 2019, Ebrahim Raisi was sworn into office as the new Judiciary Chief of Iran’s Islamic Republic. His long More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Egypt: Mahmoud Abou Zeid, Shawkan, released after spending over 5 years in prison

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails today’s release of Mahmoud Abou Zeid, the Egyptian photojournalist also known as Shawkan, after more than five and a half years in prison, but deplores that the fact that More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Venezuela begins crackdown: bans protests, Hot Air asks ‘Where is Sean Penn’

Human rights, like food and medicine, are growing scarce in Venezuela. With a vote scheduled Sunday to move forward on socialist President Maduro’s plan to rewrite the country’s constitution, the government More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Correctional Officer, Quintail Credit pleads guilty for conspiracy to cover up physical assault

The Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced today that Quintail Credit, a former officer at the Richwood Correctional Center, pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday for his role in a conspiracy More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Ethiopia Police Officer Arrested and Dismissed for Talking about His Faith

(International Christian Concern) –A Christian police officer in Ethiopia was recently arrested, dismissed, and told to move to another part of the country after he was discovered talking about his faith in uniform. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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TRANSCRIPT: President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address

President Donald Trump’s second formal State of the Union address on Tuesday night used a theme of “Choosing Greatness.” Trump: Thank you very much madam speaker, vice president, members of Congress, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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Pakistani Senate committee passes draft bill increasing minimum marriage age to 18

The Upper House of Pakistan’s Parliament has approved a draft bill raising the minimum marriage age to 18 years. The meeting of the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights unanimously approved the Child Marriage More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Turkey rejects inquiry into 2007 murder of Hrant Dink

(International Christian Concern) –According to the Turkish Minute, a parliamentary motion to investigate the 2007 murder of Hrant Dink, a Turkish-Armenian journalist, has been rejected. Dink was assassinated More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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New data shows nearly 200 Christians in Pakistan face blasphemy charges

(International Christian Concern) –New research by the Catholic Church in Pakistan has found that almost 200 Christians face charges under the country’s notorious blasphemy laws. Those accused face punishments More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Iran’s persecution of Christians detailed in new report

(International Christian Concern) –A new report details how last year brought continued violation of religious freedom for Iranian Christians, cumulating in an unprecedented wave of raids targeting the underground More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Iran judges tell Christians Saheb Fadaie and Fatemeh Bakhteri to renounce their faith

(International Christian Concern) –Iranian judges Hassan Babaee and Ahmad Zargar presided over the January 15th final appeal hearing for Christians Saheb Fadaie and Fatemeh Bakhteri. These two judges asked the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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Peter Max honors and remembers Martin Luther King Jr with three new colorful and powerful portraits

Martin Luther King Jr. has been honored and remembered and artist Peter Max has painted portraits of the great civil rights leader for over 20 years. Below you’ll find the latest of his beautiful and impactful More...


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